Visitor Experience Funds in Use for Trash Collection at National Parks

Jan 17, 2019 | Member News

The National Park System is using funds earmarked to enhance visitors’ park experience to pay for trash collection and toilet cleaning to get parks open to the public as the government shutdown continues.


The parks sent press releases and used social media to announce they are “restoring accessibility” to visitors. From Cape Hatteras National Seashore on North Carolina’s Outer Banks to Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, the releases sought to promote a sense of normalcy returning to the park system.


Read more at National Parks Traveler.