At The Dyrt, we share camping tips from our community of campers and campgrounds. With so many campers staying home, we continue to share this info so you can plan future camping trips across the U.S.

Apparently when the federal government shuts down, National Parks notify campers with slips of printer paper posted at each campsite.

From The Dyrt user Roberto R. at Mather Campground in Grand Canyon National Park, AZ during the last government shutdown:

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“The US government officially shut down at midnight last night. The park is being closed and you are being asked to leave the park. Cancellations will be processed after the duration of a stay has ended and there is no need to make a request at this time.”





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  • Sarah Smith

    Sarah Smith

    Sarah is The Dyrt's Co-founder. Growing up hiking, canoeing, and camping in the north woods of Minnesota, The Dyrt is a natural extension of her life experiences. She has traveled to over 40 countries and trekked in Nepal, biked the United Kingdom, and climbed Mt Fuji. An avid camper, Sarah now lives in Portland, Oregon with her husband Kevin (the other Co-founder of The Dyrt), and the original #DyrtDog, Brandy.