As the leaves, things at Bandelier National Monument are also moving from summer to fall. On Sunday, the Visitor Center hours will go to 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
The last day for the Atomic City Transit shuttles will be Tuesday, and after that, visitors are welcome to drive in to the Visitor Center parking lot throughout the day until the buses resume in late spring.
The White Rock Visitor Center will change their hours to 10 a.m.- 2 p.m. on Wednesday.
The Centennial celebrations for Bandelier and the National Park Service continue into the fall. Monday, there will be a special guided walk on the Main Loop Trail as part of the observance of International Archeology Day. Sunday, there will be a photo workshop, emphasizing panoramas and wide views of landscapes.
Thursday is the anniversary of the establishment of the Bandelier Wilderness, and there will be a backcountry hike led by the head of the park Trails program. The hike will be moderate to strenuous, eight-10 miles, and take about eight hours. For the photo workshop and backcountry hike, numbers are limited so signups are required; those interested should call the Bandelier Visitor Center at 672-3861 ext. 517.