Bandelier National Monument, Los Alamos

4.8
Must see · Canyon · 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. To find out how to plan a trip to Los Alamos, use our trip itinerary maker.
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  • Gaya & Sunil’s travels The following describes our trip from Sunday, Nov 22 through Friday Nov 27, 2020. This is an excerpt from our trip. On Wednesday, we decided to take a short day trip. We...  more »
  • We enjoyed hiking and seeing the cliff dwellings, and beautiful scenery and wildflowers at the Bandelier National Monument. The museum was also interesting. However, we found the cafe there to be...  more »
  • Nice day trip from Santa Fe, drive up to the visitor center is very scenic. Visitor Center was closed but restrooms open. Main Loop Trail definitely worthwhile. Would recommend if in the area.  more »

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