Bandelier National Monument

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Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Bandelier National Monument:

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National Parks
Name Type1 Location Year authorized Size
acres (hectares)
Description
Acadia NP SE Maine 1919 48,419 (19,603) Mountain and coast scenery.
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Bandelier National Monument

Address:15 Entrance Rd
Los Alamos, NM 87544

Phone:505-672-0343
Fax:505-672-9607
Web: www.nps.gov/band/
Size: 33,677 acres.
Established: Proclaimed on February 11, 1916; transferred from Forest Service on February 25, 1932. Wilderness designated on October 20, 1976.
Location:48 miles (by road) northwest of Santa Fe, New Mexico. From Santa Fe, travel north on 285/84 to Pojoaque, then west on NM 502 and south on NM 4. From Albuquerque take I-25 north to NM 44 to NM 4.
Facilities:Campgrounds (é), picnic area, rest rooms (é), visitor center (é), gift shop (é), snack bar (é), museum/exhibit, self-guided tour/trail. Entrance fee required.
Activities:Camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, ranger-guided walks, evening programs and crafts demonstrations (summer months).
Special Features:Several thousand ancestral Pueblo dwellings are found among the pink mesas and sheer-walled canyons of the Pajarito Plateau. The best-known archeological sites, in Frijoles Canyon near the park visitor center, were inhabited from the 1100s into the mid-1500s, and earlier groups had used the area for thousands of years.

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From here our guests will have access to the art of Santa Fe, the historic Bandalier National Monument in the Los Alamos area, the beautiful Nambe Falls located in our neighboring pueblo, the Santuario de Chimayo and Taos Pueblo.