The president’s closed door meeting with congressional leaders produced no results, so the stalemate will continue.
Roads that were passable at the time of the shutdown would remain open unless conditions worsened, park spokeswoman Kyle Patterson said.
Stanley Hotel vice president Reed Rowley tells KDVR-TV 300 guests were sound asleep as the bruin figured out how to open the door and climbed over furniture.
The proposal comes not long after many of the parks that charge entrance fees raised them. The rationale is the same — to address a backlog of maintenance and infrastructure.
Secretary Zinke has mentioned public-private partnerships for campgrounds multiple times, including with reporters and at a Recreational Vehicle Industry Association meeting.
Let's face it: there's often a gap between what the pros shoot and what the rest of us come away with at Rocky Mountain National Park.
US 34 through the Big Thompson Canyon will be closed for nearly nine months starting Oct. 17.
Aspen in shade near Bear Lake, Rocky Mountain National Park [Photo: Daniel Mayer (Mav)]