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Slide Rock State Park


Sedona is definately a place worth exploring in Arizona, and Slide Rock is perhaps the most popular place to enjoy Oak Creek. But it’s not too friendly for wheelchairs. Read on and learn the secret to accessing the cool waters of Oak Creek.

Cresent Moon Picnic Area


Tweet Editor’s note: This entry marks the first of hopefully many future essays by contributing writers. By: Laurie Zentner The Cresent Moon Picnic Area is located just east of Red Rock State Park on Oak Creek. Which puts it just outside of Sedona. The location has a great view of Cathedral Rock. The picnic tables […]

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 […]

Red Rock State Park


Tweet Location: Sedona http://www.pr.state.az.us/Parks/parkhtml/redrock.html Everybody and their mother goes to Slide Rock Park when they do Sedona. Forget that and go to the local hangout – Red Rock Park. The area isn’t quite as scenic but its plenty accessible. I haven’t explored all the paths but there is a great wooden bridge over the creek […]

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 www.accessingarizona.com. For commercial or editorial use, please contact the editor.