Outdoor Wisconsin

Randall, Carol
August 2006
PN;Aug2006, Vol. 60 Issue 8, p17
Trade Publication
The article reports on the commitment of the Department of Natural Resources in providing greater access and more programs for people with disabilities in Wisconsin. The state is one of the only five states participating in the nationwide program "Open The Outdoors," established to provide user-friendly ways to access to recreation activities. State parks have more than 650 mile of trails that are accessible to wheelchair users and other people with mobility impairments.


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