Bandelier National Monument Visitor Center Closed For Evaluation Of Environmental Conditions

Bandelier National Monument’s visitor center is temporarily closed for evaluation of environmental conditions. Photo Courtesy NPS


Bandelier National Monument is evaluating indoor environmental conditions in some of its structures. The park remains open, and the shuttle remains running. The café, bookstore, and restrooms remain open and accessible to the public, as do all outdoor facilities.  In the meantime, the park is closing access to the visitor center, which also includes the museum and theater. Guided ranger tours are also canceled for the duration of the closure. The visitor center phone line is also currently down.   The park will provide more updates in the coming days; check the website for updates. You can reach the park via email at  

For more information about Bandelier National Monument visit Follow us on Facebook and Instagram.  Bandelier National Monument protects, preserves, and interprets an outstanding portion of the Pajarito Plateau, including one of the largest concentrations of Ancestral Pueblo archaeological sites in the American Southwest. The park provides opportunities for people to connect with and enjoy a diversity of cultural and natural resources, striking scenery, wildlife habitats, remnants of a volcanic landscape, and wilderness.