March 14, 2014
National Park Service and River Management Society Publish Guidelines for Waterway Access Sites
The NPS today announced the publication of Prepare to Launch! Guidelines for Assessing, Designing and Building Access Sites for Carry-in Watercraft. Developed in partnership with the River Management Society, this publication provides an easy to navigate, image-rich guide to launch designs and considerations.
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