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Removing Park Barriers

Web Exclusive - July 2014

Whether it's a playground suited for all abilities, a trail that provides wheelchair users access to a beautiful view or a picnic area that allows everyone to enjoy their time together, accessibility in our parks is a critical issue. Learn more about how some park sites are removing barriers and improving access.

Put Nature Back Into the Nature Trail

Problem Solver - August 2013

This surface won't wash out like normal loose-fill wood chips. At the same time, it is pervious, so it won't add to any stormwater runoff problems that non-pervious asphalt and concrete can cause.

Trails

Trail Blazers
Catoctin Mountain Park in Thurmont, Maryland

Facility Profile - January 2013

Catoctin Mountain Park has always tried to go above and beyond to ensure accessibility to its beautiful views and campsites. A new trail at the park features an accessible surface that gets patrons with disabilities off the asphalt.