America’s National Parks Begin To Reopen
by Everett Potter
This is not only the summer of domestic travel and the summer of the road trip. It’s also shaping up to be the summer to visit America’s national parks, according to Xanterra Travel Collection and Aramark, two companies that operate facilities in some of the parks
Lodges, dining, concessions, and RV Parks in Grand Canyon South Rim, Glacier National Park, Rocky Mountain National Park, Yellowstone National Park, and Zion National Park are now for the summer of 2020. The Oasis in Death Valley at Death Valley National Park is anticipated to open on June 18, 2020These operations are under the Xanterra Travel Collection, the largest operator of lodging, dining and concessions in the majority of the national parks west of the Mississippi. . It also operates the facilities at Mount Rushmore National Monument, which is also open.
“There is rare availability in the national parks this summer,” says Betsy O’Rourke, the Chief Marketing Officer for Xanterra runs the concessions, lodging and many of the activities in national parks including …