Operating Hours & Seasons

An outside view of the E.E. Fogelson Visitor Center
Start your park experience by visiting the visitor center.

NPS Photo/Stan Ford 2016

Even with more than 400 NPS units for you to visit, we think a stop at Pecos NHP is well worth your while! Visit the Things to Do page to help plan your visit to us!

Operating Hours
The Ancestral Sites Trail and Grounds are open every day from 8:00am to 4:30pm. All visitors must be prepared to leave by the time the park closes.

The Visitor Center is open daily from 8:30am to 4:00pm.

Entrance hours vary for the Forked Lightning Ranch, Trading Post, and Glorieta Battlefield. Please contact the visitor center for details 505-757-7241

Pecos National Historical Park is open every day except for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year's Day.

Entrance to the park is free.


Camping is not allowed on the grounds at Pecos National Historical Park. However, there are campgrounds located in the Santa Fe National Forest just north of the park on NM Highway 63. For more information about camping and other permits from the Forest Service, contact: Pecos District Ranger Station, Box 429, Pecos, NM 87552 or call (505) 757-6121.

Last updated: May 20, 2024

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Mailing Address:

Pecos National Historical Park
P.O. Box 418

Pecos, NM 87552


505 757-7241

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