Easy Access to National Parks: The Sierra Club Guide for People with Disabilities

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Sierra Club Books, 1992 - Travel - 404 pages
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Easy Access to National Parks enables those with physical disabilities to enjoy our national parks -- from Olympic National Park in Washington State to Everglades National Park in Florida and from Yosemite National Park in California to Acadia National Park in Maine. Those with mobility problems, vision and hearing impairments, seniors, families with young children -- anyone looking for gentle, low-effort hiking opportunities will find this thoroughly researched guide an invaluable resource. Features include:
-- Practical advice on planning safe and rewarding visits to fifty national parks, with in-depth descriptions of fifteen parks designated as "Best Visits" for their exceptional accessibility
-- Accessible park attractions and services, including trails. viewpoints, camp-grounds, lodging, restaurants, visitor centers, museums, ranger-conducted programs, tours, recreational opportunities, and much more
-- Tips on natural and human history, climate and terrain, and plant and animal life
-- Twenty color photographs, twelve black-and-white photographs, and twenty maps

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With the increase in leisure time activities and the rising costs of traveling abroad, it is natural that America's national parks can expect an influx of visitors, some of whom will be physically ... Read full review

Contents

EASY ACCESS ESSENTIALS
3
Getting Out There
9
Choosing Parks to Visit
18
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About the author (1992)

Wendy Roth is a television producer and writer, and her articles have appeared in The New York Times, Ms., and Parade. Although a severe case of multiple sclerosis has limited Wendy's ambulatory abilities, she has found alternative ways to enjoy our national park system, including an electric wheelchair. Michael Tompane is a film and video editor and a freelance photographer.

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