Thumbnail that shows two people smiling while seated in mountain bike hand cycles. There is an ASL interpreter in the lower right. There is the Rooted in Rights logo, an open captions icon, and an audio description icon in the upper left.

Access to the Outdoors

Access and inclusion are important in the great outdoors too! In this video, people share what access to the outdoors means to them. Funded by the King County Department of Natural Resources and Parks, Wastewater Treatment Division and the Coal Creek Sewer Upgrade Project.
A White person with brown wavy hair looks up towards the sky in a forest. There is a Rooted in Rights icon, a Closed Captioning icon, and an Audio Description icon on the left of the image.

Access Nature

The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of access to nature are widely known, yet communities that need these benefits the most are often excluded from outdoor spaces. What does accessibility in the outdoors actually mean, and how can it be improved for all people with disabilities?