Trails that are Closed, Open in Santa Fe National Forest

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Bandelier National Monument will close all wilderness and backcountry areas Friday, June 1. Areas that will remain open include:

  • Bandelier Visitor Center in Frijoles Canyon, Ponderosa Campgrounds
  • Juniper Campgrounds
  • Frijoles Canyon from Alcove House to the Upper Falls 
  • Tsankawi
  • Frey Trail
  • Tyuonyi Overlook Trail
  • Burnt Mesa Trail

The following areas of Pecos National Historical Park are closed to public use: The Civil War Battle of Glorieta Pass Hiking Trail and parking area; all closed areas, to include the Pecos River.

The following park events have also been canceled:

  • Arrowhead Pueblo tours
  • Saturday Civil War Walking Tours
  • South Pasture Loop Hiking Event (June 2, 2018)
  • Summer fishing season

The Visitor Center and Ancestral Sites Trail will remain open, and rangers will continue to offer Civil War and Forked Lightning Ranch House tours.

Valles Caldera National Preserve will close access to its backcountry and suspend all fishing, equestrian, hiking, and biking activities. However, the Valle Grande entrance station and bookstore will remain open to the public, and ranger-led tours and hikes will be offered in the park’s cabin district.

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