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Tag Archive for ‘Trail’

Reach 11 Recreation Area


Reach 11 Trail Makes a Comeback!

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.

Dead Horse Ranch State Park


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

Feliz Peseos Park – Tucson


Tucson’s Feliz Peseos Park offers good access for a quick escape.

Bajada Trail


Its not too often that a new wheelchair accessible trail is dedicated. The City of Scottsdale has a new one and it is superbly accessible.

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.

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.

Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum


The Arizona-Sonoran Desert Museum is perhaps the best place for anyone to come experience the wildlife and vegetation found in southern Arizona. For wheelers, ASDM gets top marks for it’s accessibility.

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.

London Bridge – Lake Havasu


What happens when you buy an old bridge, ship it over to a little town on the Colorado River? You get a great place to enjoy the water, and there some nice wheelchair access if you know where to look.

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.