Getting Around

Valles Caldera National Preserve general access map
Map of Valles Caldera National Preserve's roads, trails, and landmarks.

NPS/M. Shelley

A gravel road leads from the entrance to the Valle Grande Entrance Station.

Access beyond the Valle Grande Entrance Station is available in the following ways:
  • By hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, or snowshoeing.
  • By personal vehicle (a backcountry vehicle permit is required, limited numbers and seasonal restrictions apply)
Vehicle access beyond the Cabin District is closed seasonally from November 1 to May 14.

Weather and road conditions can limit what areas can be visited. Please contact the park for current conditions.

Last updated: January 17, 2023

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090 Villa Louis Martin Dr.
Jemez Springs, NM 87025


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