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Southern Utah's national parks all are red-rock wonders. Zion National Park features towering cliffs of stone. Arches National Park showcases a one-of-its-kind collection of stony arches and windows. Canyonlands National Park is a maze of canyons, and Capitol Reef National Park offers a sprawling rockscape. Bryce Canyon, on the other hand, is much, much more intimate and, in some manners, more curious, geologically.
Curious about Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument in Maine? This video opens a window for you on the wonders of this unit of the National Park System.
A section of Rim Rock Drive in Colorado National Monument will be closed for a while, beginning late this month, to allow crews to rebuild the road base.
As Saturday dawned, the government was shut down, most National Park Service personnel were furloughed, and visitors to the parks were largely on their own. No fees were collected, many restrooms and visitor centers were closed, but concession operations were in business.
There are many amazing sites and views at Death Valley National Park in California, and one of those can be enjoyed from Dantes View high above Badwater. However, due to necessary maintenance and improvements, the viewpoint is expected to be closed into early April.

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