Bandelier National Monument Trails

These trails are located within the park boundaries of Bandelier National Monument. There is a users fee upon entering the main park and Tsankawi Ruins which is seperate from the main park boundaries.

Trails 1 - 9 are accessible from the main Bandelier Visitor complex, while trails 10-14 are located away from the main complex and require some drive time.
Trail Name Difficulty Distance Elev. Gain
1. Main Loop Easy 1.2 mi / 2.0 km 210 ft
2. Tyuonyi Overlook Easy 1.6 mi / 2.6 km 190 ft
3. Frey Trail Moderate 3.4 mi / 5.4 km 600 ft
4. Alcove House Trail Easy 1.2 mi / 2.0 km 250 ft
5. Frijolito Loop Easy 2.4 mi / 3.8 km 525 ft
6. Frijoles Rim Trail Moderate 7.2 mi / 11.7 km Unk
7. Upper Falls Trail Easy 3.4 mi / 5.5 km 485 ft
8. Burro Trail Moderate 9.2 mi / 14.8 km ft
9. Yapashi Pueblo Trail Moderate 11.4 mi / 18.4 km 2,570 ft
10. Burnt Mesa Trail Easy 5.6 mi / 9.0 km 450 ft
11. Orange Trail Moderate 6.8 mi / 10.8 km 360 ft
12. Cerro Grande Trail Moderate 3.8 mi / 6.0 km 1.210ft
13. Tsankawi Loop Easy 1.4 mi / 2.4 km 230 ft
14. Painted Cave Trail Difficult 12.2 mi / 19.7 km Unk


Bandelier National Monument Hiking Trails
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