|Accessible footbridge at Quabbin Reservation.|
|Accessible waterfront at Lake Wyola in Shutesbury. A|
mat runs off the decking ramp into the water quite a
ways for easy wheelchair access.
Many of these locations are in or near the Connecticut River Valley. Kathy also worked statewide on beach mat and pool lift placements and on numerous consultations and other projects.
Here's the list:
Quabbin Reservation, Ware: Accessible trail bridge, bathrooms and parking at the viewing tower
Mt. Tom State Reservation, Holyoke: Accessible trail section to accessible footbridge over the stream at the back of Lake Bray - soon to be completed
D. A. R. State Forest, Goshen: Accessible fishing docks along accessible lakeside trail
Wells State Park, Sturbridge: Wheelchair accessible trail
Erving State Forest, Erving: Two accessible campsites
Lake Wyola State Park, Shutesbury: Accessible route to and into water with bench, accessible fishing dock
Wendell State Forest, Wendell: Ramp to headquarters warming room, accessible bathroom, winter storage shed for Universal Access equipment, rink liner for man made skating rink
Salisbury Beach State Reservation, Salisbury: Beach mat and benches for views of the water in a few locations
Scusset Beach State Reservation, E. Sandwich: Beach mat and boardwalk for beach access
All State Pools: New pool lifts and site specific improvements to meet new state regulations requiring two accessible points of access for swimming pools
The list could go on! Remember those who have worked to improve access next time you are enjoying the outdoors!