Bandelier National Monument

Superintendent Name: 
Darlene Koontz

About 600 years ago, the ancestors of modern Pueblo people built thriving communities in the area called Bandelier. Bandelier National Monument encompasses several thousand Ancestral Pueblo dwellings, found scattered among the pink mesas and sheer-walled canyons of the park.

Park Open Info: 
Year-round
Park Closed Info: 
Year-round
Park Acreage: 
33676.7
Highest Point: 
Cerro Grande
Highest Point Elevation: 
10200 feet
Visitor Count: 
243765
Visitor Count Year Recorded: 
2006
Has Volunteer Program: 
Yes
Has Recycling: 
Yes
Has Shuttle System: 
No
Park Sights: 
Long House; Jemez Mountains; Cerro Grande; Frijoles Creek; Rio Grande; Pajarito Plateau;
Entrance Fees: 
Vehicle Pass (valid for seven days): $12; Individual Pass (valid for seven days): $6; Bandelier National Monument Annual Pass: $30; Tour Groups/Commercial Vehicles (1
Nearest Major City: 
Santa Fe, NM
Gateway Communities: 
Los Alamos, NM; White Rock, NM; Santa Fe, NM; Santa Clara, NM; Espanola, NM; Santa Cruz, NM
Nearby Airports: 
Los Alamos Airport (LAM); Santa Fe Municipal Airport (SAF)