Olympic and Mount Rainier National Parks for Wheelers and Slow Walkers

Penned by accessible travel expert Candy B. Harrington, this access guide includes detailed information about accessible trails, sites, lodging options and attractions in Olympic and Mount Rainier National Parks. Information on accessible lodging near these popular Washington state parks is also included. This handy resource features:

  • Detailed descriptions of “accessible with assistance” trails — some are fine for wheelers and slow walkers, while others are access nightmares.
  • Information about barrier-free camping options in the park, including the site numbers and features of the accessible campsites.
  • Detailed descriptions of the accessible hotel rooms, including often overlooked access details such as bed height and toilet grab bar placement.
  • Photos of all the accessible rooms, including lots of bathroom shots.
  • Information on cell phone tours, loaner wheelchairs and accessible ranger-led programs.

This guide will help you find an accessible room that works for you, and plan a accessible itinerary based on your abilities. Barrier-Free Travel; Olympic and Mount Rainier 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.

Don’t leave home without it!