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Interpretation for disabled visitors in the national park system

David C. Park

Interpretation for disabled visitors in the national park system

by David C. Park

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Published by National Park Service, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National parks and reserves -- Interpretive programs -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSpecial Programs and Populations Branch, David C. Park, Wendy M. Ross, W. Kay Ellis.
    ContributionsRoss, Wendy, 1946-, Ellis, W. Kay., United States. National Park Service. Special Programs and Populations Branch.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination107 p. :
    Number of Pages107
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17770073M

      Xplorer kids and their families discover cool facts about Kootenay National Park by completing activities from the Xplorers Booklet while visiting Kootenay. There are 16 pages of activities in the Xplorers booklet and you need to complete at least 6 . This study examined some nontraditional uses of a national park. During , a survey was conducted to determine the activities and motives of visitors at .

    By Joseph H. Huber The National Park System: Disability Access Versus Wilderness Preservation. Last September the nation's attention was captured by Mark Wellman, a paraplegic, and his able-bodied climbing partner Mike Corbett-they successfully climbed the 2, foot vertical face of Yosemite's Half Dome. The National Park Service struggles to protect the spectacular scenery of its sites while preserving the most humble life forms that share the parks with human visitors. Parks Can Change a Nation Alvaro Ugalde, Former Director of the Costa Rican Park System The creation of a national park system and itsFile Size: 1MB.

    national park planning and visitor interpretation Tam Dao National Park is located north of Hanoi and can be reached in approximately one hour by car from the capital. The national park area consists of a 70 km long mountain range and is worldwide famous for its insects and birdlife.   When planning a trip to a U.S. national park, most people are focused on which trail or campground they want to see. But for those living with disabilities, the Author: Samantha Lefave.


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interpreting interpretation During its relatively brief history, much effort has gone into defining the nature and function of park interpretation and guiding its progress. Even while the term "education" was still being applied to interpretation, those involved with it were taking pains to distinguish it from traditional academic instruction.

Before the National Park Service. Well before some of America's most spectacular natural places were reserved as national parklands in the last half of the 19th century, persons seeking adventure and inspiration visited them.

Some of these pre-park visitors found the wild beauties of these lands sufficient to occupy their attention. National Park interpretation, and how important individual personalities have been in shaping interpretation at the Park.

Ultimately, the dissertation reveals that interpretation was a complex act, based upon dynamic interrelationships between author and audience, between professional objectives and public and private.

Lauren Himiak is a freelance writer and editor, and has visited all 62 national parks in the United States. When you think of our national parks, you might envision hiking through the woods, laughing around a campfire, swimming in a lake, or other iconic outdoor activities.

But for people with disabilities, there’s much more to think : Lauren Himiak. This is a classic book in the Interpretive field. For many of us who studied interpretation this was one of the required texts.

The concepts are still valid and if you will be working as an interpreter in a federal, state or local park you are likely to see this on your supervisor's bookshelf.5/5(3).

committed to effective interpretation and education: The survival of the national park system in the 21st century depends on how it interacts with society and how much society values it. The Interpretation and Education Program is the pri-mary means by which the National Park Service engages diverse publics with their nationalFile Size: KB.

An updating of National Park Service interpretive training manuals, this book covers basic principles of interpretation -- the interface between the park and those who visit it -- and specific applications of those principles.

It includes talks and demonstrations, walks, canoeing, and auto caravans, plus winter activities.4/5(1). The National Park Service has launched a new website for visitors with disabilities or other special needs.

Dubbed National Parks: Accessible to Everyone, this new website can help you find accessible trails, programs, and activities throughout the National Park System. This new online tool remains a work in progress, but it’s up and running and ready to help you with your travel.

The other day I read a story about efforts at Cape Lookout National Seashore to install an ADA accessible ramp. And that got me to wondering about how accessible the National Park System is.

Part of the problem at Cape Lookout is that park managers directed that rocks be hauled in and lined along some sections of shore to prevent erosion. Those rocks, of course, make it hard.

Zion National Park with Kids. For my child (with disabilities), I know that I would rather spend one week in the same hotel and do several out-and-back trips instead of making a big loop and staying in a different place every night. For example, from Page to the Grand Canyon, Bryce Canyon or Zion National Park are all within a 2 or 3 hour drive.

The National Park Service (NPS) is an agency of the United States federal government that manages all national parks, many national monuments, and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created on Augby Congress through the National Park Service Organic Act and is an agency of the United States Department of Headquarters: Main Interior Building, C.

The National Park System also provides, through areas that are significant in history and prehistory, a physical as well as spiritual linking of present-day Americans with the past of their country. This cultural attribute is a value in which the.

The purpose of interpretation in the National Park System is (1) to encourage thoughtful minimum impact use of the park's resources; (2) to promote public understanding of the policies and programs of park management; and (3) to provide visitors with a foundation on which they can build an understanding and appreciation of parks.

Endnotes. Of the park sites in the National Park Service, Jewel Cave is one of a handful whose end is not known, according to Bradley Block, chief of interpretation at Jewel Cave National Monument. Facilities and Access.

Includes information for D/deaf and disabled visitors. Unfortunately, it has not been possible to install a loop system inside Cutty Sark due to interference caused by the original wrought iron structure, but subtitles are included in all films with audio soundtrack.

Hearing dogs and assistance dogs are welcome. The National Park Service is the provost for our country's natural heritage. The national parks are scattered throughout our country's natural borders and they hold a teaching process of nature that will humble those who experience it first hand.

Remember: we are visitors in the national parks, nature at its finest. Wisconsin State Park System (WSPS) statewide publications; WSPS Visitor Guide (). This publication provides an overview and introduction to all of Wisconsin's state parks, forests, recreation areas and trails in a handy glove box-sized guide that includes a locator map, property descriptions, and contact phone numbers.

NASA Images Solar System Collection Ames Research Center. Brooklyn Museum. Full text of "Access National Parks: A Guide for Handicapped Visitors". The National Park Service offers disabled visitors a range of choices to enjoy what our parks have to offer.

One park that can be experienced with ease is the National Mall in Washington, D.C. According to Bill Line, spokesperson for the National Mall, access is easy. California State Parks offers several types of passes including the Annual Day Use Pass, the Disabled Discount Pass, and the Golden Bear Pass.

Sales Dates Visitors are able to reserve highly sought-after campsites and lodging six months in advance from the current date.The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) periodically posts information about grant and fundraising opportunities that are available for park and recreation agencies and affiliated friends groups and (c) (3) nonprofits.

There are no grant opportunities at this time. Youth Outside is accepting applications for its Rising.