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Wheelies Steal The Show At Adaptive Sports Expo in Prescott(2)

October 4, 2009

Arizona Disabled Sports sponsored the 1st Annual Northern Arizona Disabled Sports & Recreation Expo in Prescott.

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Groom Creek Schoolhouse Trail


Its not too often you visit a 100-year old schoolhouse and find a wheelchair-accessible trail out back. And I’m not talking about your garden variety semi-accessible trail either. This may be one of the best short trails in Arizona.

Thumb Butte Park


You wont find any “Accessible Trail” signs at Thumb Butte Park near Prescott. Thats because this 2 mile climb is a black diamond, white knuckle, wheelchair thriller.

Goldwater Lake


Tweet I’ve been hanging around Prescott lately. When it is 110° in Phoenix, it is about 90° in Prescott. And it seems pretty easy to find somewhere nearby that is even a little bit cooler. Lynx Lake has a wheelchair accessible trail, and a good picnic area. I have been to Watson Lake once. It […]


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Accessing Arizona is primarily designed for people who are looking for wheelchair accessible events, locations and activities. If you have paralysis (paraplegic or quadriplegic), Muscular Dystrophy, Spinal Bifida, or if you are an amputee, Accessing Arizona has information about an active lifestyle.
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