Park Closures Just Don't Pencil Out

The governor's plan to shut parks to save $22 million won't make a dent in the projected deficit and doesn't account for the effect shutting them would have on communities. 

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  • Gulf Islands to begin park closures
    GULF BREEZE — Gulf Islands National Seashore officials will begin shutdown procedures at the park’s island units Friday due to the potential of tropical conditions to impact the park, according to a Gulf islands news release. Closure of the Fort ...
    05/26/2018 - 1:40 am | View Link
  • ‘So Excited!’ Business Owner Rejoices After Highway 34 Reopens- For Good
    LOVELAND, Colo. (CBS4)– After nearly five years of intermittent closures since the September 2013 floods, Highway 34 from Loveland to Estes Park completely reopened on Thursday. LeAnn Beavers owns Beavers Den Leather in Loveland on Highway 34.
    05/24/2018 - 12:33 pm | View Link
  • Ribbon cutting marks end of construction Interstate 44 at 141 closures in Valley Park
    ST. LOUIS- MoDot is cutting the ribbon Thursday at 2p.m. on the last major portion of improvements to the route 141 interchange at I44 in Valley park. The ramp from westbound 44 to southbound 141 is set to open Friday, May 25.
    05/24/2018 - 1:15 am | View Link
  • Gas leak at southeast Calgary warehouse prompts road closures
    Emergency crews are on scene of a suspected gas leak at a commercial building in southeast Calgary. The call came in just after 6 a.m. Tuesday from staff working at a warehouse near the South Foothills Industrial Park. Police shut down 68th Street S.E ...
    05/22/2018 - 12:29 am | View Link
  • Smoke causing road closures around Prince Albert National Park
    Parks Canada says the smoke from the ongoing Rabbit Creek wildfire in Prince Albert National Park is expected to increase in the District of Lakeland, and is warning of road closures. The Lakeland and District Fire Department says increased smoke is ...
    05/21/2018 - 12:21 pm | View Link
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  • Iowa Department of Natural Resources > Things to Do > Off ...
    Experience Iowa's natural beauty and all the fun our state parks offer. Make your online reservation for state park cabins, camping sites, shelters and lodges.. Make a Reservation
    05/25/2018 - 1:37 pm | View Website
    Fire Warnings & Weather Related Info. Fire Warning Information and Weather Related Information; The Parks Listed Below Currently have Closures in Effect:
    05/25/2018 - 7:10 am | View Website
  • Florida State Parks
    Many park visitors ask, "Where can I go camping this weekend?" We have worked with our camping reservation partner, ReserveAmerica, to... Read more
    05/25/2018 - 3:50 am | View Website
  • Road Conditions: Great Smoky Mountains National Park
    Road conditions in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park for Newfound Gap Road US 441 between North Carolina and Tennessee, Laurel Creek Road, Little River Road, Cades Cove, Clingmans Dome and more.
    05/24/2018 - 11:29 am | View Website
  • Fort Worth District Lake Facility Closures
    lake name facility name status closure type category updated date comments; aquilla lake: aquilla lake: dairy hill ramp: fully open: none: boat ramp: 3/9/2017 4:10:36 pm
    05/24/2018 - 11:22 am | View Website
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