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(March 5, 2013) -- The Coloradoan reports how the federal sequester will affect Rocky Mountain National Park in the coming months.

Federal cuts slash services at Rocky Mountain National Park

ESTES PARK, Colo. — If you’re climbing Long’s Peak this summer and you fall and injure yourself, it could take longer for help to reach you than it did in previous years, reports  The Coloradoan.

Also, the newspaper says if you’re among the thousands of tourists looking for a campsite in Rocky Mountain National Park, closed campground gates could greet you at the entrance.

The Coloradoan reports this is how the federal sequester will affect Rocky Mountain National Park in the coming months as park officials eliminate $623,200 — about 5 percent — from the park’s operating budget.

To read the complete report in The Coloradoan, click here.

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