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Tag Archive for ‘Phoenix’

Reach 11 Recreation Area

Reach 11 Trail Makes a Comeback!

NRA’s 2nd Annual Open Range Day Held in Phoenix, Arizona

NRA’s Open Range Day Introduces Shooting to People with Disabilities. And it’s alotta fun!

2010 Calendar Available For Fitness Center Supporters

2010 Calendar Promotes New Fitness Center and Highlights Arizona Athletes with Disabilities

Wheelchair Access at Phoenix International Raceway – NASCAR

Did You Know That NASCAR Racing is Arizona’s Biggest Annual Sporting Event? Yep, and PIR Has Great Wheelchair Access Too!

Desert Botanical Garden

If you are in Phoenix and want to explore the local environment but avoid all the hazards of surviving in the desert, DBG has got you covered.

Tempe Lake

Tempe Lake is probably Phoenix’s finest place to enjoy when the weather is good. Its accessible, clean and always has something going on.

NRA Open Range Day

It’s always good to get in touch with your 2nd amendment rights. Thanks to the National Rifle Association, people with disabilities got the chance to make some noise and poke some holes in some targets at Ben Avery Shooting Range today.

Usery Park – Merkle Trail

Merkle Trail could better be named The Merkle Circle. It’s a mile long packed gravel trail in Usery Park, which is located in the east valley.

Firebird Raceway

When it comes to attending a sports event, there is nothing worse than bad accessible seats. Accessing Arizona is going to begin assessing local venues and offering some tips as to wheres the best wheelchair seats.

Summit Challenge

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!

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.