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Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos

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Ruin Historic Site
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. Plan to see Bandelier National Monument and other attractions that appeal to you using our Los Alamos vacation trip planner.
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  • We did the Frye trail.. was worth the heat. This place is just fantastic. Deer ere right up on the trail, and the Rangers knew their stuf  more »
  • We choose Bandolier NM on a day we had more time and Tent Rocks on a day with less time. Wish we had done it the other way around. Our family is more outdoorsy and adventurous even the ladder climbs d...  more »
  • If you arrive to the ranger station at the entrance to the park before 9 am you can go right in to the parking lot at the trailhead. Otherwise you will need to park at the visitor center in town and t...  more »