Operating Hours and Seasons

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As of June 20th, 2021:
The visitor center is now fully open daily from 9:00am-5:00pm.
Services offered by Park Rangers include general information regarding the park, obtaining park brochures, buying entrance passes and purchasing America the Beautiful passes.

As of November 1st, 2021:
Loop Road will remain open from 7:00 am to 5:00 pm
, with the entrance gate to Loop Road closing 30 minutes prior to closing, which is at 4:30pm.
All visitors must vacate Loop Road by 5:00pm.
All trails are self-guided.
All backcounty trails require a backcountry permit, which can be found at the entrance of each trailhead.

The visitor center exhibits along with the park film and museum are also now fully open.

The WNPA Store is open seven days a week from 9:00am-5:00pm.

Facial coverings must be worn in order to enter. Facial coverings need to cover the mouth and nose.
This applies to both vaccinated and unvaccinated people.

The Gallo Campground is now open at 100% capacity. We reccomend making a reservation on Recreation.gov to ensure a camping or rv space on the dates you plan to visit.
All unreserved campsites will become a "First Come, First Save" basis after 11:00 am.

The group campsites are now available for reservations, but the group leader must check-in at the visitor center to complete the required paperwork before setting up camp.

There are no guided tours or evening programs offered until further notice.

Loop Road and Archaeological Sites
November 1 to April 30 - 7:00am to 5:00pm, with the entry gate closing at 4:30pm.
May 1 to October 31 - 7:00am to 9:00pm, with the entry gate closing at 8:30pm.
This includes all great houses and parking areas accessed from park roads, back country trails, and outlier sites.
The entrance gate to the loop road will be closed 30 minutes prior to the park closing time.

All park facilities are closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day. The Gallo campgound is closed the day prior to Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Last updated: November 1, 2021

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PO Box 220
Nageezi , NM 87037


505 786-7014

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