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Park Service Shuts Down Popular Mt. Vernon Hiking And Biking Trail, Say It’s Illegal To Use During Government Shutdown…

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Park Service Shuts Down Popular Mt. Vernon Hiking And Biking Trail, Say It’s Illegal To Use During Government Shutdown…

The partial government shutdown has closed national parks around the country, including the popular Mt. Vernon trail that runs from Rosslyn, Va., to George Washington’s Mt. Vernon estate.

United States Park Police have barricaded the parking lots that access the trail, but people are still using it.

When CNSNews.com asked whether it’s breaking the law to use the trail at this time, a United States Park Police spokesman confirmed that fact.

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