>"BTW, business run in the parks are shut down in most cases - all the NP Inns are shut down by now. So don't assume a store will be open."
LA Times: "One of the most jarring repercussions is the impending closure of 401 national parks that include Yosemite and Joshua Tree, among others.
"Anyone who's hoping to arrive, even for a day visit, would see gates closed and would be turned away," said Mike Litterst, a spokesman for the National Park Service. "There won't be any access."
Visitors already at park campgrounds or lodges will have 48 hours to leave."
Which leaves me (1) pissed that my lodging and hiking permit for Sunday in Yosemite are apparently cancelled (got an email from reservations.gov that my permit fee will be refunded but I'm kind of doubting they'll cover the airfare), and (2) wondering how the concessioners will be made whole. Acts of God, fires, floods, etc, are probably in their contract. The US House deciding not to pay their bills? Not sure that would have been in the contract with the Curry Company, Fred Harvey, or their modern equivalents.