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Washington National Parks
for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Washington National Parks
for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Penned by accessible travel expert Candy B. Harrington, this access guide includes detailed information about accessible trails, picnic areas, lodging options and attractions in Olympic, Mount Rainier and North Cascades National Parks. This handy resource features:

  • Access information on trails, picnic areas and viewpoints that will work for wheelchair-users and slow walkers.
  • Photos and descriptions of accessible lodging options in and near the parks, including often overlooked access details such as bed height and toilet grab bar placement.
  • Information about barrier-free camping options in the parks, including the site numbers and features of the accessible campsites.
  • Fly-drive resources, including the location of nearby airports, and the availability of accessible rental vans.
  • Information on cell phone tours, loaner wheelchairs, free access passes and accessible ranger-led programs.
  • Details on recent access upgrades and improvements to trails and attractions in the parks.

This guide will help you plan an itinerary based on your abilities, and find an accessible room that works for you. Barrier-Free Travel; Washington National Parks for Wheelers and Slow Walkers is a great resource for seniors, parents with stroller-aged children, Baby Boomers, folks who just like to take things a littler slower and anybody who uses a cane, walker, wheelchair or scooter.

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Books by Candy B. Harrington

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