DENVER — Monday, Nov. 24, 2014 — In observance of Thanksgiving, many state offices will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 27.

State driver’s license offices, the Department of Public Health and Environment’s vital records office and executive branch departments will be among the facilities closed Thursday.

Most of Colorado’s state parks will be open but the visitor centers and administrative offices will be closed.  State troopers will be patrolling the highways and Colorado Department of Transportation (CDOT) maintenance crews will be working as necessary.