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Bandelier to open Frijoles Canyon Monday

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Officials at Bandelier National Monument have some good news following a summer in which a wildfire charred a large portion of the park and resulted in flooding in Frijoles Canyon.
Superintendent Jason Lott and other park officials say people will be able to visit the canyon starting next Monday, Sept. 26.
Visitors can take a shuttle bus to the main archaeological site on the canyon floor.
Frijoles Canyon has been closed for three months since the Las Conchas fire raced through the Jemez Mountains.
The largest wildfire in the state’s recorded history, the blaze burned more than 244 square miles and 63 homes.
The fire started June 26.
The temporary shuttle bus system is expected to run every half-hour from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. through October.