BRYCE CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Utah — As the coronavirus pandemic continues, the National Park Service is testing public access at several parks across the nation, including two in Utah, with limited offerings and services.
At least six park rangers from Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Death Valley National Park, and the Desert National Wildlife Refuge have been sent to the US/Mexico border to serve three-week deployments at parks near the border.
GRAND CANYON NATIONAL PARK, Ariz. (AP) — Grand Canyon National Park remained open with limited services during the partial government shutdown and the shutdown's end has park officials gearing up to resume regular operations.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The National Park Service says it is taking the extraordinary step of dipping into entrance fees to pay for staffing at its highly visited parks in the wake of the partial government shutdown.
As the partial government shutdown extends into a third week, three Utah congressmen have asked the Department of Interior for additional funding for their state’s national parks due to public safety and property concerns. <br><br>