Preserve Entrances

Valles Caldera has one vehicular entrance, two trailhead entrances, and one special use permit entrance. Currently the preserve entrances are restricted to seasonal and daily hours of operation. Access through the Valles Caldera along NM Highway 4 is available year-round at any time. Make sure to carefully read about access at each entrance at different times of year.


Valle Grande Entrance (main entrance)

Located off NM Highway 4 near mile marker 39.2, this is the main entrance into the Valles Caldera National Preserve. Access by vehicle, hiking, biking, skiing, and snowshoeing are allowed through this entrance.

Coyote Call Trailhead

Located off NM Highway 4 near mile marker 40.8, this entrance provides access to trails located in the southeast corner of the preserve. Access by hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing only are allowed through this entrance.

Valle Grande Trailhead

Located off NM Highway 4 near mile marker 42.8, this entrance provides access to trails located in the southeast corner of the preserve. Access by hiking, skiing, and snowshoeing only are allowed through this entrance.

Banco Bonito Entrance

Located off NM Highway 4 near mile marker 30, this entrance provides access to trails located in the southwest corner of the preserve. Access by special use permit only.


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Summer Recreation Map 2015
Map of roads, trails, and access points in Valles Caldera. Click on map for a larger version.

Last updated: November 29, 2016

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PO Box 359
Jemez Springs, NM 87025

Phone:

(575) 829-4100

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