Government shutdown forces closures of 401 national parks

US-POLITICS-GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

October 1, 2013

WASHINGTON – Because of the shutdown of the federal government caused by the lapse in appropriations, the National Park Service has closed all 401 national parks and suspended operation of dozens of community assistance programs. All park grounds, visitor centers, hotels, campgrounds, and park roads... Read more »

Honoring our Heroes

21046 Annual2012 pass:GENERIC-05_proof

Amanda Lepinski, Associate Editor
May 23, 2012

Those serving active duty within the U.S. Military, as well as their dependents, will receive an annual pass offering free admission to all 397 national parks, according to a National Park Service (NPS) press release. Passes were made available starting on May 19, national Armed Forces Day. The complimentary... Read more »

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