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A sensory garden and a visually-impaired-friendly walking trail
A path through the forest is lined with tall trees and low bushes in beautiful shades of greenThe governor’s initiative to increase access to the state park system includes a park that is fully accessible to the visually impaired.
 
Recently opened, the park’s main feature is a quarter-mile walking trail with guide wire and sign posts in Braille. Along the guide wire, there are a variety of beads that help hikers know where a sign post is located as well as where rest stops can be found.
 
A sensory garden has also been opened in the park incorporating unique sounds, scents and textures for all to enjoy.
 
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Watertown Park Opens With Sensory Garden for Visually Impaired

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