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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - JUNE 20, 2016
CONTACT: DUSTIN MOORE MYLIUS
Yuma's State Parks Settle Into Summer Schedules
Seasonal hours in effect at Quartermaster Depot and Territorial Prison
Yuma, Ariz. — Effective June 1, the Yuma Quartermaster Depot and Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Parks entered into summer schedules, meaning weekly closures at two of Yuma's top tourist attractions.
The Yuma Quartermaster Depot State Historic Park — including the Yuma Visitor Information Center and Yuman Interest Gifts and Souvenirs Shop, operated by Yuma Visitors Bureau — will be closed on Mondays until the end of September. Summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. with last park entry at 4:30 p.m., Tuesday through Sunday. Yuma Quartermaster Depot and the Visitor Information Center are located at 201 N. 4th Avenue. Call 928-783-0071 for park information.
The Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park will be closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays, through September 30. Open Thursdays through Mondays, summer hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., with the last entry into the park at 4:30 p.m. Yuma Territorial Prison is located at 220 N. Prison Hill Road. Call 928-783-4771 for park information.
Both parks will resume regular operating days and times starting the first week of October. Summer hours for the administrative offices of Yuma Crossing National Heritage Area (928-373-5198) and Yuma Visitors Bureau (928-376-0100) are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Both offices are located at Old City Hall, 180 W. 1st Street.
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