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6 Great Features of Our New Website

  
  
  
Pilot Rock home page

We’re excited to announce a total new way to shop on the web! Our new-and-improved site gives you more options for looking at products, selecting custom features and submitting a quote request – all online.

ADA Compliance Guidelines for Campfire Rings

  
  
  
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The Americans With Disability Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. Since then the guidelines for wheelchair access to various components of park and campground site elements has been evolving. On September 26, 2013, the Final Guidelines for Federal Outdoor Recreation Sites was issued. These rules became mandatory on November 25, 2013, and apply to facilities that are built, altered or leased with federal funds. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation have issued their own rules based on the ADA rules. Most states adopt their own rules based on these federal rules.

Celebrate Your Team with a School-Colored Bench

  
  
  
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Athletics and extra-curricular activities are a unifying force in American schools and communities. The various teams and groups provide a sense of school pride and showcase students’ talents and hard work. Because of these positive outcomes of school-sponsored activities, schools are eager to display team trophies, banners, and other awards for all to see.

ADA Compliance Guidelines for Pedestal Charcoal Grills

  
  
  
ADA Compliant Charcoal Grill from Pilot Rock

The Americans With Disability Act (ADA) was passed in 1990. Since then the guidelines for wheelchair access to various components of park and campground site elements has been evolving. On September 26, 2013, the Final Guidelines for Federal Outdoor Recreation Sites was issued. These rules became mandatory on November 25, 2013, and apply to facilities that are built, altered or leased with federal funds. The U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, the U.S. Forest Service and the U.S. Dept. of Transportation have issued their own rules based on the ADA rules. Most states adopt their own rules based on these federal rules.

DIY Yard Games Part 3 - Yard Twister

  
  
  
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With fall in full swing, it’s a great time for a block party, tailgate or backyard gathering. Whether you’re celebrating at a campground, local park or backyard, yard games are a great way to let everyone join in the fun. We’ve even noticed a growing trend of yard games at wedding receptions. All of these events are usually accompanied by two things: food and entertainment. We’ll help you make your block party the best outdoor experience and wow your guests with DIY yard games. We’ll even help you out with the food part.

DIY Yard Games Part 2 - Yard Bananagrams

  
  
  
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With fall in full swing, it’s a great time for a block party, tailgate or backyard gathering. Whether you’re celebrating at a campground, local park or backyard, yard games are a great way to let everyone join in the fun. We’ve even noticed a growing trend of yard games at wedding receptions. All of these events are usually accompanied by two things: food and entertainment. We’ll help you make your block party the best outdoor experience and wow your guests with DIY yard games. We’ll even help you out with the food part.

DIY Yard Games Part 1 - Life Size Jenga

  
  
  
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With fall in full swing, it’s a great time for a block party, tailgate or backyard gathering. Whether you’re celebrating at a campground, local park or backyard, yard games are a great way to let everyone join in the fun. We’ve even noticed a growing trend of yard games at wedding receptions. All of these events are usually accompanied by two things: food and entertainment. We’ll help you make your block party the best outdoor experience and wow your guests with DIY yard games. We’ll even help you out with the food part. Here in part 1, we’ll show you how to do Life Size Jenga. In parts 2 and 3, we’ll cover Yard Bananagrams and Yard Twister.

5 Possibilities for Your New Sign Bench

  
  
  
Sign Bench by Pilot Rock

From congratulating a local sports team on an achievement, to advertising an upcoming town event, to selling advertising space as a source of revenue, the possibilities are endless with our new Sign Benches.

Preparing a Charcoal Grill Grate and Firebox for Cooking

  
  
  
Charcoal Grill

Oftentimes our customers come to us with questions about the best way to prepare their charcoal grills for cooking, as well as questions on how to maintain their grills to optimum condition. Below we have outlined guidelines based on customer and personal experiences throughout the years:

Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Tables – Part 2

  
  
  
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There are many picnic table products that claim to have wheelchair accessibility. If you are seeking an ADA compliant wheelchair accessible picnic table, then be wary of when the “accessible” claim is used. In part 1 of our blog series, Wheelchair Accessible Picnic Tables, we outlined the ADA guidelines and gave an example of a compliant table and one that claimed to be compliant. Here we outline additional examples and what to consider if you need to make a purchase.

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