Voice from the Community: Open Spaces - No Bounds to Outdoor Recreation
Being in nature is where I find my serenity, spirituality, and recreational outlet. I enjoy camping, canoeing, hiking, and bird watching. Yet despite the benefits of outdoor recreation and its importance to well being, natural settings are often not readily accessible to people with disabilities. NCHPAD works to increase the awareness of barriers to using national and regional parks, trails, campgrounds, boating and fishing piers, and other outdoor recreation programs and venues.
Read the entire article at http://www.ncpad.org/294/1833/Open~Spaces~~No~Bounds~to~Outdoor~Recreation.