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Beginning Oct. 23, operating hours at Capitol Reef National Park’s visitor center will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended hours will resume in summer 2018.

CAPITOL REEF NATIONAL PARK — Beginning Oct. 23, operating hours at the park’s visitor center will be 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Extended hours will resume in summer 2018.

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In addition, the visitor center announced it will be closed on Nov. 11 in honor of Veterans Day. It will also be closed Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving; Dec. 25 for Christmas; Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day; Jan. 15 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day; and Feb. 19 for Presidents Day.

According to a statement from the park, the historic Gifford House, located a mile south of the visitor center, will be open 8 a.m.to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 23 through Oct. 29. The house will close for the season on Oct. 30.

For more information, log on to nps.gov/care/index.htm.