Operating Hours & Seasons

Hours of Operation:

The visitor center and park trails are open Thursday through Monday from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm mountain time. Admittance to park trails begins at 9:00 am and ends at 4:00 pm mountain time. The visitor center and trails are closed on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Closed on Major Holidays:
The visitor center and park trails are closed on Thanksgiving, December 25, and January 1.

Important Trail Information:

Remember to plan ahead to ensure you complete the trail(s) before the visitor center grounds close at 5:00 pm. Hiking park trails after hours is not permitted.

  • If you wish to hike the Headland Trail, plan to arrive no later than 3:00 pm (to give yourself time to complete this longer, more strenuous trail before closing time at 5:00 pm).
  • If you wish to walk the Inscription Loop Trail, plan to arrive no later than 4:00 pm.

Portions of the park trails may be closed during the winter months because of ice and snow. For current trail conditions, please call the visitor center (505-783-4226 ext. 801). Visit the Weather page for more information.

Sandstone cliff rises from a snowy field
Winter can be a beautiful time to visit.

NPS Photo/Sarah Beckwith

Last updated: January 26, 2023

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

HC 61 Box 43
Ramah, NM 87321


505 783-4226 x801

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