Last updated: March 23, 2016
Alerts & Conditions
Strong Winds and Hazard TreesBecause of recent fires and forest die-back, some areas of the Monument can be dangerous during times of high winds. Use caution and stay alert when hiking on windy days, and backcountry camp well away from stands of dead or fire damaged trees.
Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years ClosuresThe Visitor Center/WNPA store are open 9 AM - 3 PM Thanksgiving Day (November 23), but closed on both Christmas (December 25) and New Year's (January 1) Days. Park trails remain open dawn to dusk.