An accessible education and nature experience is coming to the Overland Park Arboretum & Botanical Gardens.
It will be nature unbound!
It will offer all the freedom to explore!
Nature belongs to all of us and should be enjoyed by all.
A Nature Encounter for All will provide an accessible, inclusive experience, allowing individuals at all levels of ability to immerse themselves in nature.
- ADA-compliant pathways
- Lookouts and interactive stations
- Orientation maps
- "Touchable” features intentionally designed to optimize the sensory experience for those who may have sight, hearing or other impairments
Discover our vision for a safe, welcoming space and the freedom to explore at A Nature Encounter for All at the Legacy Garden.
- Orientation maps accessible for those with sensory impairments
- Bird watching station from a raised tree canopy with wheelchair access
- Interactive water features
- Wildlife observation stations
- Accessible nature overlook and geology stations
- Vintage windmill and cellar stations celebrating Kansas heritage
- Sculptures and interactive, hands-on features throughout