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Park Ranger stands guard at the gate of closed Joshua Tree National... News PhotoAt The Edge Of,California,Closing,Day 2,Exploration,France,Government,Government Shutdown,Horizontal,Joshua Tree National Park,Politics,Tourism,Tourist,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPA US Park Ranger (L) stands guard at the gate of closed Joshua Tree National Park as two French tourists explore the landscape outside the park's perimeter, in Joshua Tree, California on October 2, 2013, the second day of the US government shutdown. Hundreds of tourists staying in landmark US national parks like Yosemite and the Grand Canyon face a deadline October 3, 2013 to leave due to the government shutdown. The National Park Service closed its gates on its 401 sites as soon as the shutdown went into effect Tuesday morning, October 1, 2013, leaving visitors -- including many from overseas -- frustrated at park entrances across the country. AFP PHOTO / Robyn Beck (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)