Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos

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At Bandelier National Monument the dwellings and territory of the Ancestral Pueblo people are preserved along the Rio Grande River. At elevations between 1,500 m (5,000 ft) and 3,000 m (10,000 ft), the park has over 110 km (70 mi) of hiking trails, abundant wildlife, forests, and caves. See the remains of the houses, pottery, and the tools that the locals used. Learn about their community structure, farming practices, and trading techniques. Many trails interconnect villages of the area, as Pueblo people liked to trade, hold ceremonies, and socialize. Learn about their history and culture at the visitor center. To find out how to plan a trip to Los Alamos, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • We had a great walk around the area, it was really nice and much to look at. I would for sure take the walk again.  more »
  • We showed up in the fall, when the cottonwoods had all turned yellow and temperatures had moderated ... it was a very pleasant hike up the canyon to see the environment (agricultural sites on the vall...  more »
  • At first sight it appears remote with little to see. Very helpful visitor centre. Excellent walking trail which reveals one of the best ancient Pueblo sites. We were so impressed at what we saw and th...  more »

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