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National Parks Closed

Kate Sheppard

Park Ranger Leader Asks Public, Congress To Stop Blaming Rangers For National Park Closures

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The head of the union representing the majority of the law enforcement officers employed in the National Park Service posted a public le...

You Shall Not Pass!

AP | Posted 10.09.2013 | Travel

TUSAYAN, Ariz. -- TUSAYAN, Ariz. (AP) — Nearly two dozen people have been issued citations for entering Grand Canyon National Park after a partial g...

National Park Sadness Abounds

Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

The United States government shutdown closed all 59 beautiful national parks yesterday and we're really sad about it. Apparently, so are lots of In...

The Shutdown's Affecting Tourist Spots Abroad, Too

Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

Well, we didn't think of this. Not only are national parks closed at home, but tourists abroad will have a hard time visiting any of the 24 U.S.-r...

State Parks Open During The Shutdown That Swoop In And Save Your Vacation

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 10.02.2013 | Travel

This pesky government shutdown means all national parks are currently closed, and those who planned early-autumn explorations are desperate for altern...

House Planning Piecemeal Approach To Government Shutdown

AP | ANDREW TAYLOR | Posted 10.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans say the GOP-controlled House intends to pass legislation to reopen portions of the government, including national parks and ...

Parks Are Closed; Go Here Instead

Posted 10.01.2013 | Travel

Thanks to the government shutdown, all 401 national parks are closed. This is unfortunate for many reasons, but it's also bad for any number of would-...