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December 16, 2016
2017 Community Artist in the Parks Announcement
The National Park Service Southeast Utah Group is pleased to announce Anthony Lott as the 2017 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP). This is the first time the program will feature an artist residing in San Juan County, and focus on the southern parks of the group.

December 06, 2016
Hovenweep National Monument - This Month's National Park Getaway
Hovenweep National Monument is featured as the National Park Getaway for December 2016.

December 05, 2016
National Parks Fee Free Days Announced for 2017
The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service is waiving entrance fees several days in 2017 as a way to encourage people to get outdoors and spend time with their friends and family in the national parks this year.

October 10, 2016
2017 Artist in the Parks Program Applications Being Accepted
The Southeast Utah Group of parks is now accepting applications for the 2017 Community Artist in the Parks (CAIP) program.

September 27, 2016
2016 Southeast Utah Fire Restrictions Rescinded
Effective 12:01 am on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016, fire restrictions will be lifted for the State of Utah, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service on lands in Carbon, Emery, Grand and San Juan Counties.

September 16, 2016
Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments Announce Winter Visitor Center and Campground Information
Natural Bridges and Hovenweep National Monuments remain open all year, but the monuments’ visitor center and campground operations will change this fall.

September 14, 2016
National Park Service Jazz Band Presents Concerts in Bluff and Monticello
Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments, with assistance from the San Juan County Economic Development and Visitor Services, are pleased to welcome the New Orleans Jazz National Historical Park Centennial Band to San Juan County.

August 12, 2016
Hovenweep National Monument Closed August 18 for Road Work
National Park Service has announced that the Square Tower unit of Hovenweep National Monument, including the campground and visitor center, will be closed for road work on August 18, 2016.

June 27, 2016
National Park Service Announces 2016 Fire Restrictions
Due to very dry conditions and increasing fire danger in Southeast Utah, Superintendent Kate Cannon has announced fire restrictions for Arches and Canyonlands national parks, and Natural Bridges and Hovenweep national monuments.

June 13, 2016
Road Work to Begin in Southeast Utah National Parks
A pavement resurfacing and repair work project is scheduled for this summer at Arches and Canyonlands national parks and Hoveweep and Natural Bridges national monuments.

January 05, 2016
National Parks Fee Free Days Announced for 2016
The Southeast Utah Group of the National Park Service (Arches and Canyonlands National Parks and Hovenweep and Natural Bridges National Monuments) is joining national parks across the country in waiving entrance fees several days in 2016.

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