Originally Posted by Overlander
Let them shut down and be gone indefinitely while we enjoy the public land free of fees, rules and regulations. - I don't care if I see them while visiting these places. They are only there to collect money at their check point - so no, I won't miss them.
I haven't been up to RMNP this week, but we get annual Parks passes which are swipe cards that you run through a reader at the gate (which I assume they turned off). We might see a NPS employee a couple of times a year.