New Barrier-Free Book Highlights National Park Lodges

The latest in the Barrier-Free Travel series of books highlights national park lodges for people who use wheelchairs or have mobility-related disabilities.

Inside Candy Harrington’s Barrier-Free Travel: National Park Lodges for Wheelers and Slow Walkers are profiles of 52 mainland United States national park lodges and tips on visiting the national parks. Information includes accessibility of park trails and attractions; descriptions of lodge rooms, including the height of the beds; photos of accessible rooms and their bathrooms; lists of accessible train, trolley, boat and bus tours offered in the parks; scenic drives; and fees and roadway/seasonal closure details for the parks.

The guide is written primarily for visitors who use mobility equipment, but Harrington added that families with children in strollers could also find the information valuable.

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About the Author

Laurie Watanabe is the editor of Mobility Management. She can be reached at

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