Tag Archive for ‘accessible’
The challenge: Gather a group of people with disabilities together and tackle four of phoenix’s accessible trails in one day! Its definitely not a walk in the 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.
If you think a trail around a beautiful lake is all leisure, think again. This lake has a trail that’s challenging and even a bit nerve-racking. One slip and it’s a banzai run down to the lake.
The Japanese Friendship Garden (Ro Ho En)is a pretty cool little park. The authentic 3 1/2 acre park located in downtown Phoenix has a little lake that is full of Koi fish. We are talking about a lot of big colorful Koi. Around the lake is a perfect trail. It’s not too steep, not too [...]
Editor’s note: It’s my goal that Accessing Arizona not become another web site with canned descriptions of places. I hope the site offers insight that only comes from “hands-on” rolling about a place. Having said that I am posting this entry somewhat prematurely. Its been 20 years since I’ve been to Ben Avery Shooting Range. [...]
Location: Phoenix The name Rio Salado Habitat Restoration Area does not sound all too inviting, but being as I live in Phoenix and the the park ranger’s e-mail says it is accessible I figured I would swing by.Wow! Good job Phoenix. This is a nice little sanctuary and it’s also got some excellent wheeler trails. [...]
[Update: Feb 2009, Its rumored this park may close due to budget cuts. Thats a shame because its definitely not one of AZ's worst or least visited parks. So check ahead] The Tonto Natural Bridge is reported to be the world’s largest natural bridge. It is plenty big and all rock so I’ll take their [...]