Bandelier Cliff Dwellings – Tsankawi

Bandelier Cliff Dwellings – Tsankawi Hike
In Los Alamos Region

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map Hike Key: H10561
Last Updated: 03/19/2021 12:00am
Last Updated By: Marilyn Fixer
Hike Class: B (Moderate)
Hike Distance: 5.5 mi
Minimum Elevation: 6105 ft
Elevation Change: 580 ft
Total Uphill: 350 ft
Total Downhill: 350 ft
Avg. Grade: 5 %
Route Type: Multiple Hikes
On Trail: Yes
Paved or Gravel Roads: Yes
GPS Advised: No
Drive Distance Round Trip: 200 mi
Drive Time One-Way: 2:15
Hiking Seasons: Spring, Summer, and Fall
New Mexico Game Unit: 6C
Hike Status: In Process


Features ruins, worn trails, and views.


Ladder climbing required.

Trailhead Directions

See the individual hike descriptions for information.

Actual Hike

See the individual hike descriptions for information.


This is a Multiple Hike in the Bandlier/WhiteRocks area. See the hike description for Bandelier Cliff Dwellings and for Tsankawi Trail.

Text Author: Dick Brown
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Maintainer: Dawn McIntyre