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    Glen Canyon

    National Recreation Area AZ,UT

Glen Canyon Winter Hours of Operation

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Date: October 27, 2009

Glen Canyon National Recreation Area announces the following winter operating hours for facilities and commercial services.

The Stateline Boat Ramp pump-out closed October 16. The Stateline fuel dock will close on November 1.

The north entrance to Wahweap will close October 26. This closure will only affect traffic entering the park. The road will remain open to traffic leaving the park. This closure is part of a larger set of previously announced closures designed to reduce the risk of zebra mussel infestation during the winter months. Visitors will be able to enter the Wahweap marina area through the south entrance.

Dangling Rope Marina on Lake Powell will close on November 30 and reopen March 1, 2010. Fuel will not be available at Dangling Rope during this period. Boat fuel will be available at the Antelope Point, Bullfrog, and Wahweap marinas throughout the winter months.

The Carl Hayden Visitor Center will transition to winter operating hours effective November 8. The Visitor Center will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with tours of Glen Canyon Dam beginning at 9:00 a.m. daily.

The Bullfrog Visitor Center will close for winter effective November 7, and the Navajo Bridge Interpretive Center will close October 31.

Lake Powell Resort at Wahweap will remain open and provide breakfast, lunch, and dinner services at Java City Coffee and the Driftwood Lounge until January 1, 2010. From January 1 to February 12, the Driftwood Lounge and Rainbow Room will be closed for renovations. During this period, guest meals will be accommodated in the gift shop.

As of October 5, the Ja’ di’ To’oh restaurant at Antelope Point is open Thursday through Sunday for lunch and dinner service.

The ARAMARK-operated Defiance House Lodge at Bullfrog will close November 9 for the winter. However, family units with complete kitchens will be available at Bullfrog, Halls Crossing, and Hite.

Campgrounds at Wahweap, Bullfrog, and Lees Ferry will remain open throughout the winter.

The winter months are a great time to visit Glen Canyon and Lake Powell. Visitors can take advantage of smaller crowds and value-season discounts. Many services and amenities remain available from park concession operations and businesses in the City of Page.

For more information about Glen Canyon, visit www.nps.gov/glca or call 928-608-6404.

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