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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  • This National Monument has an excellent visitor's center with very knowledgeable Park Rangers. The walk through the main canyon is fantastic, super scenic, tranquil and beautiful rock walls on one sid...  more »
  • Unfortunately we did not heed my advice to you (to go early) and were only able to see a little bit of this wonderful site. We did explore the cliff dwellings that are quite near to the visitor's cent...  more »
  • I’ve been here before just to stop but this time had a chance to actually visit and do the hike. We came after lunch and the crowd was light, likely because it was January and in the 40’s. Take time t...  more »

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