The Big Trees Lodge in Wawona was open on Sunday and many visitors were at the lodge. Other parts of Yosemite, however, have been closed because of issues with visitors. Photo by Price LittleThe partial government shutdown, now into a second week, is having a major impact on Yosemite National Park.
So much so, park officials have closed some areas of Yosemite and one of the main reasons appears to be people are defecating in open areas of the park — and leaving it in place.
A news release issued...
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