US government shutdown closes many popular tourist attractions

Posted on October 1, 2013 • Filed under: Travel News, United-States reports that bartender Evelyn Burgess drove all the way from Seattle hoping to see wolves and bears in their natural habitat in Yellowstone National Park, but instead headed home after the first US government shutdown in 17 years closed the park. The only close look Burgess got of the predators she sought was through fences at a private wildlife refuge on Monday before rangers on Tuesday turned her away at the entrance to Yellowstone, famed for its wildlife and gushing geysers. Read article

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