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Tag Archive for ‘Payson’

Rim Lakes Vista Trail # 622

If ever there was a Lover’s Leap for people in wheelchairs, this trail would be it. Lake Vista Trail offers a stunning view from atop the Mogollon Rim. But come prepared, because just one slip and it’s over – no joke.

2009 Spinal Cord Injury Association’s 4th Annual Retreat

What to you get when you bring 40+ campers who all have spinal injuries all to one place? It’s the 4th annual Arizona Spinal Cord Injury Association Retreat Whispering Hope Ranch. And these folks know how to cause some fun!

Mogollon Rim – Meadow Trail

The Meadow Trail and The Vista Trail are two accessible trails located on the Mogollon Rim between Payson and Showlow near Woods Canyon Lake. The two trails are different but both have great features.

Tonto Natural Bridge

Tweet [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 […]

Happy Jack Lodge & RV

Tweet This marks a new element of the blog – Cool (Accessible) Places to Stay in Arizona. I’m not going to include basic hotels or resorts, but if anyone is going to set out to see Arizona you will need some places to stay. Hopefully I’ll continue to find a few unique ones. Happy Jack […]

What Acessing Arizona Is All About

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.
If you are traveling to Phoenix, Tucson, Flagstaff, Sedona or the Grand Canyon, the site offers insight about the accessibility. We cover trails, lakes, state parks, national parks and just about anything claiming to be handicapped accessible. The site also covers sports and recreation in Arizona.
From racing to rugby, from basketball to sled hockey, we cover all the local sports teams. Note: All photographs and essays are copyright Accessing Arizona, unless noted otherwise. Individuals may copy photos for their personal use provided the photo includes a text link back to For commercial or editorial use, please contact the editor.