Government Shutdown Isn’t Stopping Tourists From Sneaking into Parks
by Heather Bond | October, 2013
Since the start of the government shutdown on October 1, all U.S. National Parks have been closed, but it hasn’t stopped tourists from attempting to visit them anyway.
Trespassing citations have been issued for three parks: the Grand Canyon, Zion National Park, and Valley Forge National Historic Park. Over two dozen people have been cited, including a jogger that was fined $100 for working out on a trail that travels through Valley Forge.
Read more on the park citations from Gadling.
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Heather Bond posts from Chicago, the windiest city in the world. She likes yoga, pub trivia, a hot towel and a fully reclined seat. She hopes her next trip will be to Djibouti, because she loves to say Djibouti so much. Follow Heather on Twitter @metro_naturale