Yellowstone National Park is located primarily in the state of Wyoming, although it also extends into Montana and Idaho. It was established by Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant on March 1, 1872.
While Forest Service workers are furloughed, Hollywood filmmakers are unable to secure permits for filming in national forests, which are frequently used in the filming of movies, commercials and television shows.
While each story below is uniquely horrible, there are hundreds more cases of devastated businesses, distressed workers and disappointed vacationers -- and these are on top of the stories that our unjustly victimized furloughed workers would tell.
The National Parks Conservation Association (NPCA) has recently released an infographic to better explain how America's favorite places are facing a seriously distressing situation, summed up by its title: "National Parks Need Help." The graphic highlights how lack of funding is af