Inclusive Information and Universal Design Principles for Trails Webinar Recording Now Available!
Updated: Apr 27
Thanks to our three panelists who shared so many great resources during yesterday's webinar. To view the full recording, click the image above (or this link).
One important theme of the webinar was paying consultants with real lived experience of disability to consult in planning and evaluating your project design in order to get your project right. The following individuals are all resources for doing trail assessments and/or introducing you to other individuals that may be able to consult on your project:
Ashley Schahfer, Independent Designer and Advocate, firstname.lastname@example.org
Georgena Moran, Access Recreation, email@example.com
Syren Nagakyrie, Disabled Hikers, firstname.lastname@example.org
Other helpful links:
Access Trails website: https://www.accesstrails.org/overview/home/index.html
Access and the Outdoors Presentation by Ashley Schahfer: https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1Db-GUiJNwx63c4-H5k8PhGyE6tW5KDBI5pGDqrHQPIE/edit#slide=id.gcb9a0b074_1_0
U.S. Forest Service accessibility resources page: https://www.fs.usda.gov/managing-land/national-forests-grasslands/accessibility/resources
Information on Trail Access Information (TAI) for trailheads: http://www.beneficialdesigns.com/assessment/trails/signage/
The Right Trail website (mid-Willamette Valley): http://therighttrail.org/
Disabled Hikers website: https://disabledhikers.com/
ABA Standards: https://www.wbdg.org/FFC/USAB/ABAstandards.pdf
American Trails Accessibility Resources page: https://www.americantrails.org/search/results?query=accessibility+and+accessible+trails
Access Board Guidelines: https://www.access-board.gov/guidelines-and-standards/recreation-facilities/outdoor-developed-areas/a-summary-of-accessibility-standards-for-federal-outdoor-developed-areas/trails
Podcast on Accessibility and Boulder, CO parks: https://podtail.com/en/podcast/park-leaders-show/accessibility-in-parks/
Our next webinar is scheduled for 12-1 pm PST on May 28th, Oregon Trails Coalition Forum: State of Outdoor Recreation in Oregon. Register now.