Accessible trail to the base of Lower Yosemite Falls
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 →
I give a lot of interviews and resources to my fellow writers. Some folks come to me because an editor wants them to cover access, but others seek me out because they see a genuine need for access information.
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 →
If you’ve always wanted to try out some adaptive water sports, but never got around to it because of a lack of time, money or opportunity; then make plans to join the folks from Shared Adventures at their annual Day on the Beach on July 18, 2009. Continue reading →
Most US National Parks offer at least some accessible trails, overlooks and lodging options. And the good news is, there’s no admission charge to these national treasures, for disabled visitors who have an America the Beautiful Access Pass. Continue reading →