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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 8:41 pm 
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So here's the dilemma.....
We live in Florida and campsites are hard to come by (especially while our Snowbird friends are here). If a campground is fully booked up, with the exception of one campsite that is wheelchair accessible, what is the etiquette here when we do not require this accessibility?

Here is a copy and paste from the Reserve America website regarding the site being wheelchair accessible:
"This is an accessible site designed for visitors with mobility disabilities. If you do not require an accessible site, please reserve an alternate site if available."

Thanks for the feedback.

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PostPosted: Wed Dec 13, 2017 9:47 pm 
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The Americans With Disabilities Act trumps all. I would find another site. I've encountered that a couple times and I liken it to parking in a handicap spot when you don't really need it. Regardless of your situation, if you don't need the accessible site, find another one... especially in another park if you need to.

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 1:09 pm 
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X2 on Mark's response.

We have had to show our disability license from DMV to the campground manager or state park official when registering for these type of sites.

Tim and Dawn

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 11:24 pm 
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We've rented one in Wisconsin at a county park but it was the last site available and they said irt was open to anyone in that case. I guess it would be up to the park management.

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:44 am 
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X2 on what lvtocmp said.
We have been offered the handicap accessible room when it was the last room in a motel.
If the site was offered to you by the CG for over night when you would be leaving the next day I would take it, if however it would be an extended stay that would be different and I would not take it.

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