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.
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