These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

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These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

Most nations are now preparing for post-lockdown scenarios, and how to restart life with caution. Major American national parks are also planning to reopen soon (some are already open), with the help of some stringent rules and regulations that would ensure social distancing and general safety. Cleaning of such destinations is going to happen more frequently, and there is going to be a lot of hand sanitizers around!

While not all major destinations are reopening soon, here is a list of some of your favourite ones that are going to open their gates for tourism.

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

The national park is reopening on a limited basis, starting May 18, 2020. Because only the Wyoming side will be open, you can only visit the southern half of it. You have to wait for the Montana entrances for the rest of it. You can explore the trails here, and enjoy a bit of outdoors. Restaurants, camping grounds, and tours will not be available at this time.

Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

A beautiful national park that can raise your spirits post-lockdown, this opened for the public just today, but also on a limited basis. This means that you can enter through its South Rim entrance, and incoming traffic will be allowed from 6 AM to 10 AM. However, you are advised not to arrive after 9:30 AM. You cannot stay overnight here at this time, and you will also have to bring your own food and water.

Zion National Park, Utah

These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

Utah’s finest, Zion National Park has also partially opened up for the public. However a major portion of the park is out of bounds for visitors, and numerous services are currently on hold. So you cannot have access to the campgrounds, and also the canyon shuttle.Other important regions that are closed as of now are the Weeping Rock, Hidden Canyon, Angels Landing, Kolob Canyons, the visitor centre, the museum, and the theatre.

The Great Smoky Mountains National Park

These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

This beautiful national park opened to the public earlier in May, and is in fact one of the first in the USA to do so. Some of the major roadways, and trails are open for the public here at the Great Smoky, these include Cades Cove, and Newfound Gap. It has been reported that certain parts of the park are getting crowded! However, the park is pushing its visitors to maintain social distancing, and is campaigning for the same online.

Rocky Mountain National Park, Colorado

These national parks in the USA are finally coming out of the lockdown

The gorgeous national park is ready to open its doors to the public on May 27, 2020. The park will however reopen in phases so you can expect certain parts of the park to remain closed. It has been reported that visitors can expect shuttle bus operations to commence in the Bear Lake Road corridor from May 27. It has been further said that Glacier Basin Campgrounds, and parts of Moraine Park will be reopening from June 4.

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