Accessibility

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mobi-mat at Coast Guard Beach, Eastham

Mobility:

  • Parking lots have accessible parking and curb cuts.
  • Park trails at Doane Rock in Eastham and the Marconi Station Site in Wellfleet have been surfaced to accommodate wheelchairs.
  • Mobi-mat has been placed at the approaches to many park beaches, providing a firm surface for wheelchairs and other assistive devices, as well as for strollers.
  • Coast Guard and Herring Cove beaches provide accessible parking, restrooms, changing facilities, and beach wheelchairs. Herring Cove Beach features showers that accommodate wheelchairs.
  • Salt Pond Visitor Center is fully accessible.Wheelchair and companion seating is provided in the auditorium. Province Lands Visitor Center is accessible via a moderately steep ramp.
  • Many overlooks in the park accommodate wheelchairs.
  • Visitor center exhibits follow accessibility guidelines for height.
  • Exterior wayside exhibits are accessible to wheelchair users.

Visual:

  • Large print versions of official park publications are available at Salt Pond and Province Lands Visitor Centers and at park headquarters.
  • The Buttonbush Trail near Salt Pond Visitor Center has guide ropes and Braille signage.
  • A Braille translation of the park brochure is available for use at the two visitor centers and at park headquarters.A digital version is available here: [provide link
  • The four park movies shown at the two visitor centers have been audio described, and assistive listening devices are available.
  • The lobby exhibit at Salt Pond has a tactile feature, and the Wampanoag exhibit in the Salt Pond Museum has phone sets for audio messages.
  • Crosswalks at Salt Pond have tactile markings.
  • Exhibits follow visual accessibility guidelines for color, contrast, font, and point size.

Hearing:

  • All park films have open captions.
  • Scripts of the park's cell phone tour program are available at the visitor centers.

 

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