Canada is celebrating the 150th anniversary of their national parks system, and they have a gift for you – a free Parks Canada pass that’s good for admission to all Canadian national parks for the entire year. And there’s no catch; in fact even the shipping is free. It’s easy to order one too. Just go to http://www.commandesparcs-parksorders.ca/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/en/parksb2c, fill out the form, and you’re good to go.
OK, I admit it, I’m a national park junkie. I love visiting them and writing about them; in fact, I’m currently working on my third national park title. One of the great things about our national parks is that even though many of them are rugged, they still offer accessible options for wheelchair-users and slow walkers. And so with the 99th anniversary of the National Park Service (NPS) coming up on August 25, I thought I’d share some of my favorite accessible sites in America’s national parks Continue reading
Located in Southwestern Louisiana, the Creole Nature Trail offers visitors a great opportunity for an up-close-and personal look at the bayous and marshlands bordering the Gulf of Mexico. And with this free audio tour, you’ll be able to get a little background on the area and learn about the wildlife it supports. Continue reading
I stumbled upon a great freebie on our recent road trip – a Colorado National Natural Landmark that offers free admission, some spectacular scenery and a great accessible trail.