Posted by: Sandy Steinman | March 24, 2020

Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Great Smoky Mountains Close Over Coronavirus Fears

NPR reports

Those eager to retreat into the wilderness amid the coronavirus pandemic were delivered disappointing news on Tuesday: three major national parks are now closed to visitors.

Yellowstone, Grand Teton and the Great Smoky Mountains have shut their gates to the public.

Park officials said a crush of visitors moving through the trails was beginning to run afoul of social distancing.

Read more at  Yellowstone, Grand Teton, Great Smoky Mountains Close Over Coronavirus Fears : Coronavirus Live Updates : NPR


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