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San Francisco Bay Area Wheelchair Accessible Trails

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This website provides wheelchair accessibility ratings for and descriptions of trails in over 70 San Francisco Bay Area parks with information about distance, grade, surface, obstacles, wet weather accessibility, amenities, parking, and public transportation. Trails can be searched alphabetically as well as by region or park and are linked to additional information and maps on other websites.

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On the Level SF

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

This website and guidebook provides information about widely accessible excursions in a hilly and crowded city. Geared toward people of all abilities, including people using electric scooters or wheelchairs, those who are able to walk a short distance on easy terrain, or those pushing a stroller.

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Environmental Traveling Companions

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Environmental Traveling Companions (ETC) brings outdoor adventures to people with special needs. Every year over 2,000 people of all abilities raft whitewater rivers, ski across alpine meadows, sea kayak the waters of the Golden Gate, and sleep beneath the open sky.

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Access Adventure

July 20, 2012 by Bay Nature

Access Adventure uses wheelchair accessible horsedrawn carriages to provide open space recreation and wilderness access for people living with the challenges of disability. The program is open to people of all ages with compromised mobility, not just wheelchair users, and there is no charge to participate.

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Bay Area Resources for Accessible Outdoors

October 01, 2006 by Jessica Taekman

Universal access to nature and recreational activities is a work in progress, and opportunities, though currently somewhat limited, are expanding. Here's a list of resources.

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Birding Blind

October 01, 2006 by Aerial Gilbert

When I was growing up in Tiburon, my grandparents lived only a couple miles away and were a big part ...

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Got Wheels?

October 01, 2006 by Ann Sieck

Purisima Creek Preserve The shaded understory at uncrowded Purisima Creek Redwoods Preserve on the Peninsula is a delicious place to ...

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Low Vision, High Adventure

October 01, 2006 by Chiori Santiago

As a sighted person, I take in most of my information about the world through my eyes. So I’m wondering ...

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On a Roll

October 01, 2006 by Ann Sieck

I was a backpacker from early childhood, and by my 20s thought myself a rugged adventurer, self-sufficient and in close ...

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