The federal government shut-down is not impacting Navajo Nation Parks, unlike National Parks which are closed – except to corporate oil & gas drilling. Anyway, here is press release from Navajo Parks & Recreation:
Navajo Nation Tribal Parks Not Affected by Federal Government Shut Down
WINDOW ROCK, AZ. – Navajo Nation parks are open and will remain open.
Navajo Nation Parks and Recreation Department Manager Martin L. Begaye announced today that all Navajo Nation tribal parks are currently open.
“We are pleased to announce that all Navajo Nation tribal parks are fully operating and open to the public. We are not affected by the federal shut down like many national parks throughout the country.”
“We want to ensure travelers that they are welcome to visit all of our Navajo tribal parks and we are open seven days a week with the exception of Christmas, New Year’s and Thanksgiving.”
Navajo tribal parks include: Little Colorado River Navajo Tribal Park, Lake Powell Navajo Tribal Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Four Corners Monument, Bowl Canyon Recreation Area and Window Rock Navajo Tribal Park.”
For more information about Navajo parks, visitors can call (928) 871-6647 or log onto www.navajonationparks.org