Fait Accompli — Access to National Parks During Government Shutdown

Story by Jerry Ginsberg

Ed. Note:  At midnight on Friday, January 19, the United States federal government entered a partial shut down.  We do not know how long this will last.  Our regular columnist and expert on National Parks, Jerry Ginsberg, provides some ideas on how one may gain access to the parks during this time.

 

With the partial shutdown of the federal government, our ability as photographers to access virtually all federal lands will be impacted for as long as this situation persists. Allow me to lay out some of the ways in which such an event can impact our ability to enter various federal units.
At the outset, please know that any and all political issues, views and debates are well beyond both the mission of NANPA and certainly the scope of this space. I wish only to address our abilities to photograph within these lands.

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