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Accessibility Guidebook for Outdoor Recreation and Trails

Errata Sheet

August 15, 2013

Text Errata

Page Reads Should read
iii, line 20 on Closed Roads on Trails and Roads With Restrictions
13, line 31 Outdoor Accessibility Outdoor Recreation Accessibility
17, line 7 on Closed Roads on Trails and Roads With Restrictions
17, line 8 installed on a road installed on a trail or road
17, line 11 wheelchairs must be wheelchairs that meet the legal definition must be
17, lines 17 and 18 32 inches (815 millimeters) of clear passage must be provided around the 36 inches (915 millimeters) of clear passage must normally be provided around or through the
18, lines 17 and 18 Delete this sentence: This width is the minimum required for a door under ABAAS.
20, line 31 Replace existing Web link http://www.appalachiantrail.org/docs/trail-maintainers-corner
/increasing-opportunities-for-access-on-the-appalachian-trail
-a-design-guide.pdf
32, design tip, line 7 Recreation Guidelines Recreation Accessibility Guidelines
40, line 3 and 4 for a maximum distance of 24 inches (610 millimeters). or the maximum width that can be achieved.
42, design tip, line 12 76 millimeters 75 millimeters
42, lines 26, 27, and 28 ABAAS, section 404.2.3. That section requires 32 inches (815 millimeters) of clear width for most openings. ODAAG, section 1017.3 Clear Tread Width. That section requires 36 inches (915 millimeters) of clear width.
42, lines 28, 29, and 30

Delete this sentence: If the barrier is more than 24 inches (610 millimeters) long in the direction of travel, make sure the clear opening is 36 inches (915millimeters) wide.

Replace with these three sentences: However there may be areas where Condition for an Exception 3 applies (for instance, where providing a 36-inch-wide opening would allow the entrance of motorized vehicles that are not permitted behind the barrier). In such circumstances, 32 inches (815 millimeters) clearance, the same as is required for an interior door, will provide pedestrian access to the recreation opportunity without permitting motorized access behind the gate or barrier. Be sure to document all exceptions.

42, line 32 degrees. Do not degrees. As required in ABAAS, section 307.2, do not
42, line 33 and 34 inches (865 millimeters) and 27 inches (685 millimeters)
43, line 19 providing 32-inch-wide providing 36-inch-wide (915-millimeters-wide)
43, lines 25 and 26 between 34 inches (865 millimeters) between 27 inches (685 millimeters)
48, line 1 requirements in section 4.1 of FSORAG. requirements in section 3.1 of FSORAG.
48, line 37 at individual picnic or camping units must at individual picnic or camping units or at parking spaces for RV dump stations must
66, lines 15 and 16 5 inches (25 millimeters) 6 inches (150 millimeters)
70, lines 23 and 24 explained in "Reach Ranges and Operability Requirements" of this guidebook. that water spouts are 28 inches (710 millimeters) to 36 inches (915 millimeters) above the ground or floor.
74, line 1 inches wide inches (915 millimeters) wide
74, line 18 Section 3 of FSORAG Section 6 of FSORAG
78, lines 3 and 4 an beach access route or resting interval that a beach access route or resting interval and
78, line 23 An elevated dune crossing with a A dune crossing that is elevated or has a
84, line 16 Replace existing Web link http://www.fs.fed.us/eng/pubs/htmlpubs/htm07232804/index.htm
91, line 17 Barriers Accessibility Barriers Act Accessibility
94, line16 at least every 1,000 feet (300 meters). at least every 1,000 feet (300 meters) and at the end of any segment of trail that meets the technical requirements, if the full length of the trail does not.
95, lines 20, 21, and 22 Replace existing sentence However, you should follow the specific Trail Management Objectives for each trail that address protrusions, obstacles, and clearing widths and heights.
96, lines 22 and 23 provisions in FSORAG. provisions in FSORAG, except that slopes not steeper than 1:20 (5 percent) are allowed if necessary for drainage of unpaved surfaces that aren't elevated above the natural ground.
98, line 19 Locate railhead Locate trailhead
109, line 4 or FSTAG and FSTAG or FSORAG and FSTAG

Illustration Errata

Updates Illustration as noted in table below
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48, figure 57 4.6 m 4.88 m
Updates Illustration as noted in table below
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63, figure 91 (230 TO 865 mm) MIN (380 TO 865 mm)
Updates Illustration as noted in table below

Additional Illustrations:


Page Reads Should read
66, figure 98 27" 27" (685 mm)
  19" 19" (485 mm)
  30" 30" (760 mm)
  9" 9" (230 mm)
  5" 6" (150 mm)
Updated: 04/14/2014
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