Operating Hours and Seasons

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Visitor Center

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Visitor Center operating hours:
Sunday, Monday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30-5:00pm.
Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.


As of May 1st, 2021:
The visitor center offers limited services outside of the front of the visitor center building.
Services offered by Park Rangers include general information regarding the park, obtaining park brochures, buying entrance passes and purchasing America the Beautiful passes.
These services are offered on Thursdays-Mondays from 9:00am-12:00pm & 1:30pm-5:00pm.
These services are closed on Tuesdays & Wednesdays.

Loop Road will remain open from 7:00 am to 9:00 pm, with the entrance gate to Loop Road closing 30 minutes prior to closing, which is at 8:30pm.
All visitors must vacate Loop Road by 9:00pm.
All trails are self-guided.
All backcounty trails require a backcountry permit, which can be found at the entrance of each trailhead.

As of April 25th, 2021:
The Western National Parks Association Store has limited hours.
The WNPA Store is open on Thursdays-Mondays from 9:00 am-12:00pm, and 1:30pm-5:00pm.
The WNPA Store is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.
A maximum of 10 people are allowed in the store at a time.
For unvaccinated people, facial coverings must be worn in order to enter any federal facility. Facial coverings need to cover the mouth and nose.
For vaccinated people, facial coverings are optional.

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: May 16, 2021

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

PO Box 220
Nageezi, NM 87037


(505) 786-7014

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