Crater Lake, Mount Rainier national parks begin closing after government shutdown

The lapse in federal funding prompted Crater Lake to close its visitor’s center and cancel its ranger-guided snowshoe trips while Mount Rainier closed its road to Paradise, a popular winter recreation destination.

The snowy wonderland of Mount Rainier and Crater Lake national parks will be largely closed due to the government shutdown, officials said Saturday.

The lapse in federal funding prompted Crater Lake to close its visitor’s center and cancel its ranger-guided snowshoe trips while Mount Rainier closed its road to Paradise, a popular winter recreation destination.

Source: Crater Lake, Mount Rainier national parks begin closing after government shutdown | kgw.com