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A bird's eye view of a river running through a fall forest with an accessible pathway leading up to the water


More ways to explore accessible recreation

Recreation Search

You can find additional accessible recreation opportunities by using Recreation Search. Here you will find more detailed information about accessible features available by clicking on the "Accessible" button on the home screen, then clicking on "Filters" at the top of the next screen. From here you can choose from many different activities and facilities with accessible options. Please note, choosing more than one option will search for only those locations that have ALL the options, not locations that have either/or.

ADA adaptive sit ski setups at Porcupine Mountains Wilderness State Park

With support through a matching grant from the Portage Health Foundation, Friends of the Porkies raised funds to purchase three ADA adaptive sit ski setups.

Child, teen and adult-sized adaptive sit skis are available to borrow from the Porkies Ski Chalet. They are fully adjustable and can be towed by a partner skier or used independently on the park's cross-country and lantern-lit trails. Please call ahead for details, availability or assistance 906-885-5270.

Video: 30th anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

View the ADA 30th anniversary video featuring accessible recreation in Michigan »

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About the Accessibility Advisory Council

The Accessibility Advisory Council consists of private citizens, appointed by the DNR director, who demonstrate a clear interest in improving accessibility to Michigan’s natural resources. The council provides guidance to help the Department of Natural Resources develop, manage and plan opportunities for those of all abilities to enjoy Michigan’s natural resources.

Accessibility Advisory Council