Red Canyon Visitors Center set to open on weekends


PANGUITCH, Utah (AP) -- The Dixie National Forest's Red Canyon Visitor Center is set to open for the weekends.

Opening day is set for Friday. The center will be available Friday through Monday for the rest of April, then will stay open 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. seven days a week starting May 1.

The center features a book store, art gallery, and displays on the night skies and the area's geology.

Panguitch-area painter Virginia Valcourt will be the first to show off her work at the art gallery this season. Her art includes oil paintings and pen and ink drawings of the Red Canyon area.