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Tag Archive for ‘Tempe’

Different From What Film Festival Arrives at Mill Ave

Tempe’s Mill Avenue hosted a film festival recently. The focus is all about people with disabilities.

Hightower Wins Wheelchair Division of AzDS’ Run, Walk and Roll 10k in Tempe, Arizona

AzDS 10k Debuts at Tempe Lake

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.

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.

Tempe Lake Marina

If you live in the Phoenix metropolitan area, you likely know how nice it is to visit Tempe Beach Park. But too few know about the marina and the north shore of the lake. It’s beautiful, rarely crowded and it’s really wheelchair accessible.

South Mountain Park

Head to South Mountain Park about two hours before sunset. Enjoy the great trail and then drive up to the top and get the best view of the Phoenix lights.

Papago Park

If you had to pick one trail within Phoenix that offers good wheelchair accessibility, a challenging incline, great scenery, doggy-friendly, and convenient, Papago Park is the place.

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.