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The Grand Canyon Protection Plan was put in place in Feruary 2018 to keep the park operational in the face of a government shutdown. (Erin Ford/WGCN)

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Shutdown 101: What to expect from Grand Canyon when the government shuts down

While many American’s won’t feel harsh effects of a government shutdown, national and international visitors who have been planning a once-in-a-lifetime trip to the Grand Canyon might feel a few moments of panic with their vacation plans in flux.