Closed. If this shutdownstays true to form with the most recent shutdown in 2013, many National Park Service employees won't be on duty and buildings, visitor centers and park roads will be closed.
Some areas are still open including boat launches, airboat rides, gator exhibits, boat and tram tours, bicycle rentals, and fishing, birding and other guide services.
"It's wonderful, but we're not able to do it as much, so we look forward to our government getting this settled and getting our park services back open again". Government-operated facilities in the park will be closed.
Gaetana Dimauro of Adelaide, Australia, wasn't aware of the governmentshutdown when she went to see the Liberty Bell. Non-commercially guided snowmobile trips will not be allowed during the shutdown.
Some federal lands remained open, like Pinecrest Reservoir in Tuolumne County, which experts surmised was due to differing objectives among federal land-management agencies as well as a practical inability to enforce the closure.
According to the Yellowstone press release, interior park roads will remain accessible so long as concessioners provide funds for road grooming. The Hosmer Grove and Kipahulu campgrounds remained open, but without restroom or other facilities. Unlike past shutdowns, the parks service says it is trying to maintain some access for visitors.
Roads: Roads which are normally open at this time of year will remain open, including Hwy 41, Hwy 140, Hwy 120 to the Big Oak Flat Junction and the Big Oak Flat Road.
Concessioners and Commercial Use Authorization holders may continue to provide visitor services after coordination with the park to ensure compliance with governmentshutdown protocols. Local and state officials in Tennessee and North Carolina eventually paid to reopen the park; they were partially reimbursed for those costs after the shutdown ended. "That's why we're anxious to get more information", Varela said.
In New Mexico, parts of Bandelier National Monument's cliff dwellings and fragile archaeological sites were off-limits to protect them from damage, but the entrance road and some trails were open.
Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home in Atlanta was closed, along with historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the visitor center at MLK National Historic Site, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.
Skiing and snowboarding is still available at Jackson Hole Mountain Resort, Grand Targhee, Snow King, and White Pine Ski areas.
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