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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.

Lake Powell


If we ever make a list of top 10 accessible vacations in Arizona, touring Lake Powell by houseboat will be number one.

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.