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Nature on wheels: NH trail system brings the backcountry to the disabled

Jun 24, 2011

By Associated Press, Published: June 21 GREENFIELD, N.H. — Chelsea Fernandes steered her wheelchair up and down the forest trail, passing a maple grove, zigzagging over water along a narrow boardwalk, and stopping to look at a beaver-built wetland — a view she never thought she’d experience from her wheelchair. Considered unique by the U.S. Forest Service for offering the disabled unparalleled access to mountain wilderness, the 2 1/2 miles of […]