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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  • The cave dwellings, pictographs and petro-glyphs are beautiful here. The access to climb up into some of the caves gave all of us a (more) realistic perspective of life here many years ago.  more »
  • We visited Bandelier National Monument in mid March and had a wonderful time. The park has several well marked trails with informational plaques. Take the time to learn about the people who lived...  more »
  • We had an amazing experience in the Park. Plan for a number hours so you can enjoy the full glory of the Park. The climb to upper Keva was brilliant. Well worth the experience. We did an extra...  more »

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