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Tag Archive for ‘State Park’

Dead Horse Ranch State Park

Dead Horse Ranch State Park has some great fishing holes for anglers in wheelchairs.

Kartchner Caverns

Most people who visit Arizona will marvel at the beauty of the desert. But south of Tucson is Arizona’s best natural wonder, and it’s also the state’s most accessible park!

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 […]

Crescent Moon Picnic Area

Tweet Up until recently I thought the only two parks offering any kind of wheelchair accessibility in Sedona were Slide Rock State Park and Red Rock State Park. This changed when I visited the little known Crescent Moon Picnic Area. I was very impressed. It is not perfect, but if you have some tenacity and […]

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 […]

Patagonia Lake

Patagonia Lake is a fun little lake located southwest of Tucson. It has a nice accessible pier and a funny ol’ bridge.

Boyce Thompson Arboretum

Looking for a day trip outside Phoenix? Boyce Thompson Arboretum is a great place to explore the desert.

Montezuma Castle

Tweet Montezuma Castle Originally uploaded by Rolling F-Stop Montezuma Castle Nation Monumument Its July and beyond hot in Phoenix. So we drove 90 minutes north on I-17 to see an old house. This baby is real old. Like 1000 years. If anybody ever tells you that they built or live in America’s first condo resort, […]

Red Rock State Park

Tweet Location: Sedona 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 For commercial or editorial use, please contact the editor.