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For more information about Glacier National Park, please visit here. Emergency services will not be available during the shutdown. A shutdown means all "non-essential" government workers get furloughed and the rest go without pay until Congress can pass a funding bill.

For example, the National Park Service was created by Congress in 1916 with the broad mission of conserving scenery and national historic objects.

Park website and social media sites will not be maintained.

As the government shutdown enters its third day, locations around the Historic Triangle are forced to close to the public.

Mick Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, told reporters earlier in the day that a potential shutdown would "look different this time around" under the Trump Administration and accused Obama of "weaponizing" the shutdown.

Zinke said public parks, monuments and the battlefields "belong to the people and not the government", and noted that people will see a "significant difference" between the Trump administration and Obama's in the way public lands are managed during a shutdown.

Access to some Yosemite facilities could prove to be a problem in the event of snow, if park-operated snowplows are needed to clear roads.

"We take great pride in providing visitor services, and protecting park resources and visitors", says Gediman. Eilperin is The Washington Post's senior national affairs correspondent, covering how the new administration is transforming a range of USA policies and the federal government itself. "They've been so irresponsible the past year, as well as the White House", she said.

Some Glacier National Park areas are accessible, however, access may change without notice, and there are no NPS-provided services. The president would be provided with enough support to carry out his constitutional duties, including staff needed for a planned trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, administration officials said. Visitor activities in Dubois and Lander include guided snowmobiling, the National Bighorn Sheep Interpretive Center and Sinks Canyon State Park.

At Independence National Historical Park in Philadelphia, the visitor information line says that employees are furloughed.

Nationwide, many park sites started denying entry Saturday, including such iconic spots as New York's Statue of Liberty, Philadelphia's Liberty Bell and Martin Luther King Jr.'s childhood home in Atlanta.

Below is a list of services/facilities that are open or closed. Government-run operations and facilities will be closed as of Saturday morning.

As the head of the park service during the 2013 shutdown, Jarvis recalls facing a lot of the criticism.

In New Mexico, parts of Bandelier National Monument's cliff dwellings and fragile archaeological sites were off-limits to protect them from damage, but the entrance road and some trails were open.