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Your Guide to Bandelier National Monument

Take a trip to Bandelier National Monument. This guide includes hours, weather, fees, maps, and directions. Make a copy and use it for yourself!

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Overview

Petroglyphs, dwellings carved into the soft rock cliffs, and standing masonry walls pay tribute to the early days of a culture that still survives in the surrounding communities.

Directions

From NM285 US84 in Pojaque NM. West on NM502, West on NM4 to White rock. Then 12 miles to the monument entrance on the south side of the road.

GPS: lat: 35.77898596, long: -106.3317124

Physical address: Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos, NM, 87544

Fees

Entrance fee per vehicle, non-commercial $25.00 for 7 days

Per motorcycle with up to 2 riders, $20.00 for 7 days

Weather

Spring daytime temperatures in the 70's can be followed by a snow storm with wet heavy snow and daytime temperatures in the 40's.

Summer s dry with June usually being the hottest month of the year.

Days in July, August and September often end with thunderstorms that can drop heavy localized rain and are often accompanied by lightning.

Autumn weather is usually sunny with turquoise blue skies and warm (but not hot) days and cool nights.

Winter average snowfall 25". Snow and ice can close trails and roads.

Contact Information

Phone: 5056723861

Hours for Main Entrance

Park is open dawn to dusk each day. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/band/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: Sunrise to Sunset

Monday: Sunrise to Sunset

Tuesday: Sunrise to Sunset

Wednesday: Sunrise to Sunset

Thursday: Sunrise to Sunset

Friday: Sunrise to Sunset

Saturday: Sunrise to Sunset

Hours for Frijoles Canyon Visitor Center Summer

Main information hub for visitors. Includes theater, bookstore, gift shop, and trailhead. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/band/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Hours for Frijoles Canon Visitor Center Winter

Main information hub for visitors. Includes theater, bookstore, gift shop, and trailhead. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/band/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Monday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Tuesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Wednesday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Thursday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Friday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Saturday: 9:00AM - 4:30PM

Hours for Tsankawi

Unit of Bandelier National Monument 2 miles North of White Rock NM. View closures: https://www.nps.gov/band/planyourvisit/hours.htm

Sunday: Sunrise to Sunset

Monday: Sunrise to Sunset

Tuesday: Sunrise to Sunset

Wednesday: Sunrise to Sunset

Thursday: Sunrise to Sunset

Friday: Sunrise to Sunset

Saturday: Sunrise to Sunset