Shuttered parks reopen after shutdown ends

Ohio sites closed during the partial shutdown of the federal government will begin welcoming back visitors after Congress approved a measure to end the closures.
Associated Press
Oct 18, 2013


Visitor centers, restrooms and other areas at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in northeast Ohio are back in service.

The park south of Cleveland encouraged runners and bicyclists to return to its trails on Thursday.

A statement from the park’s chief ranger said the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad also is resuming operations.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force also is reopening. The facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base had been open only one day since the shutdown began Oct. 1. A spokesman said it is immediately resuming normal operating hours of 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., seven days a week.


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Where are all the tea baggers comments? You acted like it was Obama himself that barricaded all the national facility's, you acted like you had no understanding of protocol and procedures related to these actions. Now the sites are reopening is Obama running around with the keys and unlocking everything? You don't seem to have much to got your tongues?