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36 CFR Part 1191 ABA Accessibility Guidelines, Outdoor Developed Areas

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F246 Viewing Areas

F246.1 General.

Viewing areas, other than viewing areas on trails, shall comply with F246.1.

Advisory F246.1 General. Viewing areas on trails are addressed in F247.4.3.

F246.2 Distinct Viewing Locations.

Each distinct viewing location within a viewing area shall comply with 1015.

Advisory F246.2 Distinct Viewing Locations. Viewing areas can provide more than one distinct viewing location. For example, a viewing area can provide a distinct viewing location for observing a mountain range, and another distinct viewing location for observing a river. Distinct viewing locations within a viewing area can be designated by signs or other markers.

F246.3 Outdoor Constructed Features.

Where provided within viewing areas, at least 20 percent, but not less than one, of each type of outdoor constructed feature shall comply with 1011.

F246.4 Outdoor Recreation Access Routes.

At least one outdoor recreation access route complying with 1016 shall connect accessible parking spaces or other arrival points serving the viewing area with accessible elements, spaces, and facilities provided within the viewing area.

Advisory F246.4. Outdoor Recreation Access Routes. There are exceptions in 1016.1 that can be used where conditions specified in 1019 apply.