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Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails published

USDA Forest Service provides publication to help interpret its Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines. Read the Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails and other Forest Service resources for accessible recreation.

From the USDA Forest Service (May 22, 2006)

The Forest Service has released the new Accessibility Guidebook on Outdoor Recreation and Trails. This Guidebook is a user-friendly guide to integrating accessibility in the outdoor recreation environment while maintaining the natural settings. ItÕs development was funded through a partnership with the Recreation Trail Program of the Federal Highways Administration of the Department of Transportation under a Forest Service Recreation Project through the Forest Service Missoula Technology and Development Center (MTDC).

This new Guidebook is easy to use, full of photos, illustrations, design tips, hotlinks and valuable side-bar information to help Forest Service personnel, as well as the agencyÕs partners, contractors, and Federal and State agencies working in cooperation with the Forest Service to assist in a better understand of the integration of accessibility into the outdoor recreation environment and how to apply the Forest Service Outdoor Recreation Accessibility Guidelines and Forest Service Trail Accessibility Guidelines.

On Monday May 22, this Guidebook also became available at in HTML and in printer friendly PDF.

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