Posted July 24, 2015 10:53 pm by Comments

By Vanessa Torres

Michigan DNR highlights accessible recreation for 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
Michigan DNR highlights accessible recreation for 25th anniversary of Americans with Disabilities Act
Michigan DNR
Michigan Department of Natural Resources

Michigan -(Ammoland.com)- On July 26, the nation will celebrate the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Americans with Disabilities Act, which was signed into law in 1990 by President George H.W. Bush.

In recognition of this anniversary, the Michigan Department of Natural Resources is highlighting an updated listing of accessible DNR recreation opportunities offered throughout the state.

The DNR’s commitment to providing accessible recreation has created opportunities for users of all abilities to feel the rush of a waterfall, hunt Michigan game and enjoy camping in a variety of lodging sites and settings.

“Accessible recreation is a priority for both new and existing facilities,” said DNR Parks and Recreation Division Chief Ron Olson. “We are continuously making strides to bridge those gaps that still exist and to provide recreational access for people of all abilities.”

One such example is the 2011 renovation of Ocqueoc Falls (Presque Isle County), the only public waterfall in the Lower Peninsula and the first accessible waterfall in the nation. This unique site allows visitors to …read more

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