Ohio Sites Reopening After Shutdown

Cuyahoga Valley National Park was one of several Ohio sites that saw services reduced or suspended during the partial government shutdown.(Photo: Flickr)
Cuyahoga Valley National Park was one of several Ohio sites that saw services reduced or suspended during the partial government shutdown.(Photo: Flickr)

Ohio sites closed during the partial shutdown of the federal government will begin welcoming back visitors after Congress approved a measure to end the closures.

Visitor centers, restrooms and other areas at Cuyahoga Valley National Park in northeast Ohio are back in service. The park south of Cleveland encouraged runners and bicyclists to return to its trails on Thursday. A statement from the park’s chief ranger says the Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad also is resuming operations.

In southwest Ohio, the National Museum of the U.S. Air Force also was expected to reopen Thursday. The facility at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base had been open only one day since the shutdown began Oct. 1.

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