Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument

Bandelier National Monument Lures Hikers and History Buffs to Ancient Sites

January 28, 2009, 7:47 am

Walking in the footsteps of the past is indeed a humbling and powerful experience, a chance to visit a time capsule that contains the ghosts, artifacts, and memories of days long gone. At Bandelier National Monument in Los Alamos, New Mexico, the sacred remains of ancestral pueblo dwellings are scattered across a seemingly endless landscape of open mesas and steep-walled canyons that provide a mesmerizing glimpse into ancient places and ancient peoples that continue to tell their stories to this day.