Jay Rathod, his wife, Janki Patel, and her mother, Padma Patel, all of New Jersey, walk along the rockwall at an overlook at Shenandoah National Park on Sunday. (Photos by Michael Reilly / DN-R)
Visitors check in at the Harry F. Byrd Sr. Visitor Center at Shenandoah National Park on Sunday. The park was packed during the first weekend since the 16-day government shutdown ended, with the fall colors drawing many of the thousands of people who visited over the weekend.