Lakes in Bavarian Alps

2022 – ‘Lake Schliersee in a Wheelchair’ – Little Miss Turtle reviews the wheelchair accessible trails around Lake Schliersee and Lake Spitzingsee and the facilities available there. Beautiful landscapes await! https://www.littlemissturtle.com/lake-schliersee-in-a-wheelchair/

Banff, Alberta – Things To See And Do

Banff, Alberta – Things To See And Do

2021 Travel For All suggests wheelchair accessible activities in their blog post: ‘Accessible Alberta: Five Barrier-Free Things To See And Do In Banff’. https://travel-for-all.com/accessible-alberta-five-barrier-free-things-to-see-and-do-in-banff/

Adventure Day Trips in UK

2020 Disway’s blog post: ‘Adventurous days out that are accessible for all, from white water rafting and coasteering, to a mountain gondola and flying’.

Mount Fløyen & Fløibanen Funicular Railway

For a spectacular view of the city of Bergen, head to the top of Mount Fløyen via the wheelchair accessible funicular railway, Fløibanen. The trip is fun and there are things to eat, drink and do at the summit along with an accessible toilet. https://www.floyen.no/en    

Tenerife Accessibility Guide

Little Miss Turtle’s 2019 extensive report: ‘Tenerife in a Wheelchair – Accessibility Guide’. http://www.littlemissturtle.com/tenerife-wheelchair-accessibility-guide/

Madeira Tours and Travel Services

Madeira Acessivel By Wheelchair offer sightseeing tours of Madeira for people with reduced mobility. They can provide an off road wheelchair to enable access to the levadas and other nature walks. Airport and port transfers are also available. https://www.madeiraacessivelbywheelchair.com/index.php  

Trails

TrailLinks website list of wheelchair accessible trails by state https://www.traillink.com/activity/wheelchair-accessible-trails/

Rails to trails app

The app currently contains around 3,500 trails in its database. In addition to recording where trails are located, the app also notes if those trails are wheelchair accessible. Under the Activities section of each trail, you will see “Wheelchair Accessible” if the trail is indeed wheelchair friendly. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.railstotrails.traillink&hl=en

Costa Rica Travel Blog

Curbfree with Cory Lee’s 2019 travel blog: ‘Discovering The Best Wheelchair Accessible Things To Do In La Fortuna, Costa Rica’. https://www.curbfreewithcorylee.com/2019/08/15/wheelchair-accessible-things-to-do-in-la-fortuna-costa-rica/

South Carolina

Congaree National Park -experience one of the last great old-growth forests in the country. Take the 2.4 miles boardwalk through a section of the old-growth bottomland forest. https://www.nps.gov/cong/planyourvisit/accessibility.htm

Kentucky

Mammoth Cave National Park accessibility page with newly opened wheelchair accessible trails Work completed in 2018 https://www.nps.gov/maca/planyourvisit/accessibility.htm

Trails

Accessible nature has information about wheelchair accessible trails in the US and Canada .”This is a collection of links to places you can go to enjoy nature with minimal obstacles. These are trails that are either wheelchair accessible” https://www.accessiblenature.info/

Hawaii

Go Hawaii.co’s Accessibility information for visitors with special needs to the Hawaiian Islands contain some with the useful links about accessible beaches, beach wheelchairs, medical equipment and more as well as a Directory of Services for visitors with disabilities. https://www.gohawaii.com/trip-planning/accessibility

Trails

Rolling without limits blog: California has over 200 ADA Trails to Enjoy Year Round https://www.transfermaster.com/blog/view-post/California-has-over-200-ADA-Trails-to-Enjoy-Year-Round  

San Diego 4

Rolling without limits blog:A Lovely Hike in San Diego https://www.transfermaster.com/blog/view-post/A-Lovely-Hike-in-San-Diego

Yosemite

2019 PushLiving.com blog post: YOSEMITE from a Wheelchair — Returning to an Old Love with a New Perspective and Gratitude https://pushliving.com/yosemite-from-a-wheelchair-returning-to-an-old-love-with-a-new-perspective-and-gratitude/?mc_cid=226325d614&mc_eid=0cec06611b  

Peak District Travel Blog

2014 Carrie-Ann Lightley’s Travel Blog: The Peak of accessibility: weekend break at Hoe Grange. http://carrie-annstravelblog.blogspot.in/2014/03/the-peak-of-accessibility-weekend-break.html

Trails

TrailLinks website list of wheelchair accessible trails by state https://www.traillink.com/activity/wheelchair-accessible-trails/

Rails to trails app

The app currently contains around 3,500 trails in its database. In addition to recording where trails are located, the app also notes if those trails are wheelchair accessible. Under the Activities section of each trail, you will see “Wheelchair Accessible” if the trail is indeed wheelchair friendly. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.railstotrails.traillink&hl=en

Trails US

Accessible nature has information about wheelchair accessible trails in the US and Canada .”This is a collection of links to places you can go to enjoy nature with minimal obstacles. These are trails that are either wheelchair accessible” http://www.accessiblenature.info/

Trails around the UK

AccessTOG’s page gives information about accessible walks around the UK https://theoutdoorguide.co.uk/tog-friends/mobility-access-tog/

Trails around UK

walks with wheelchairs searchable database of accessible routes all around the UK http://walkswithwheelchairs.com/info

Destinations around UK

UK resources search from DHI (Disabled Holiday Info) http://www.disabledholidayinfo.org.uk/search/index.cfm?typeid=1

Outdoor activities around the UK

deb@accessTOG’s Twitter page is full of her outdoor adventures around the UK and the power wheelchairs she uses https://twitter.com/accessTOG  

Bluebell Woods in Hertfordshire Access Blog

2018 Susie’s Wheelchair Adventures blog post: ‘Will the bluebell woods at Ashridge be wheelchair accessible?’. A wheelchair user uses a mobility vehicle to explore the bluebell woods at Ashridge estate. https://susieswheelchairadventures.com/2018/05/04/will-the-bluebell-woods-be-wheelchair-accessible/

Freedom Wizard Trails

Freedom Wizard CIC arrange regular experience days, events and challenges to enable access to forests, moorland and fells throughout the UK. The fleet of all terrain wheelchairs will enable access to areas to which day chairs and scooters will not cope. http://www.freedomwizard.co.uk/home

Glasgow Travel Guide on TripAdvisor

Carrie-Ann Lightley’s Travel Guide on TripAdvisor: Accessible Glasgow. https://www.tripadvisor.co.uk/Guide-g186534-k932-Glasgow_Scotland.html

10 Reasons To Visit Glasgow

2017 Disability Horizons’ article: ‘Disability and travel: 10 reasons to visit Glasgow’. http://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/07/disability-travel-10-reasons-visit-glasgow/?utm_source=Disability+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_campaign=1d2d948f5d-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-1d2d948f5d-308157133

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park

Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park (near Glasgow): There are many paths in the National Park that provide particularly good opportunities for the less able or those looking for easy gradients and smooth surfaces in a variety of scenic locations. http://www.lochlomond-trossachs.org/things-to-do/all-abilities/

England and Snowdonia Trails

Disability Horizons’s article: ‘Top 10 accessible outdoor routes across England and Snowdonia’ with downloadable route maps for each trail. http://disabilityhorizons.com/2017/03/top-10-accessible-outdoor-routes-across-the-uk/?utm_source=Disability+Horizons+RSS-Email&utm_campaign=b803b98c19-RSS_EMAIL_CAMPAIGN&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_75cf3532a8-b803b98c19-308157133

Natural Resources Wales

The Natural Resources Wales “Places to visit for all abilities” web page has a summary of the accessible facilities that are offered across Wales with links to the individual web pages about each woodland or National Nature Reserve. This new page lets people quickly see what is available and then click through for detailed information…

Disabled Rambling

The Disabled Ramblers exists to help mobility-challenged people get back out into the countryside. About 30 rambles are run each year across England and Wales – mostly from March to October. http://disabledramblers.co.uk/

Derbyshire Accommodation

Rosliston Forestry Centre offers eco-friendly lodges accommodation sleeping from 2 to 10 people and equipment rentals including power scooters so you can explore! http://www.roslistonforestrycentre.co.uk/?doing_wp_cron=1556097857.1048529148101806640625

Outdoor Activities around the UK

deb@accessTOG’s Twitter page is full of her outdoor adventures around the UK and the power wheelchairs she uses. https://twitter.com/accessTOG

UK Wheelchair Trails

Walks with Wheelchairs is a searchable database of accessible routes all around the UK. http://walkswithwheelchairs.com/info

UK Accessible Trails

AccessTOG’s page gives information about accessible walks around the UK. https://theoutdoorguide.co.uk/tog-friends/mobility-access-tog/

National trust access guide

The National  trust has Mountain trikes, Powered Mobility Vehicles and accessible trails and it offers Discounted and free entry For carers. the Mountain trike Is available in a growing number of venues, it is a great resource for off roading and exploring previously inaccessible areas 🙂 it is becoming more and more available for us!…

New Zealand Visit 1

Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth http://www.gimponthego.com/travel-reviews/travel-reviews-australia/dest23a.htm

Touring Taiwan In A Wheelchair Article

Taipei Times 2019 article ‘Highways and Byways: Rough Going – Touring Taiwan In A Wheelchair’ featuring a review by a wheelchair user. http://www.taipeitimes.com/News/feat/archives/2019/03/01/2003710607

Yangmingshan National Park

Accessibility advice with photos of the Erziping service station and barrier free 1.7 km trail of Yangmingshan National Park. http://english.ymsnp.gov.tw/index.php?option=com_tourmap&view=tourmap&id=22&gp=0&Itemid=512

Around New Zealand 5

Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth http://Australia & New Zealand: Oz & Middle Earth

Trailrider Accessible Hiking Review

With its one-wheel design, and ‘Sherpas’ (strong abled bodied carriers) front and back, the TrailRider makes a minimal environmental impact. This design enables it to pass along narrow trails, over obstacles and negotiate steep ground. It can cover a wide variety of terrain, from city parks to mountain passes – and everything in-betweenhttps://pushliving.com/trailrider-accessible-hiking-review/?mc_cid=c593f1cc1e&mc_eid=0cec06611b

HIMALAYA ON WHEELS

SATH article: HIMALAYA ON WHEELS: wheelchair user visits Ladakh’s wheelchair accessible circuit visiting with The Himalaya on Wheels package http://sath.org/himalaya-on-wheels-have-wheels-will-travel

Mammoth Cave National Park Kentucky

Mammoth Cave National Park Kentucky accessibility page with newly opened wheelchair accessible trails Work completed in 2018https://www.nps.gov/maca/planyourvisit/accessibility.htm

Lake Michigan free off road Trackchair

Michigan’s Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore has become the first national park to offer people with disabilities the opportunity to explore its trails via a free electric-tracked wheelchair.Friends of Sleeping Bear Dunes offers the use of the track chair. This personal mobility device is a track wheelchair that enables access to gorgeous park features, including…

Accesss to nature in the Colorado mountains

Wilderness On Wheels: Providing ACCESS TO NATURE for people of all abilities, their family and caregivers for over 30 years. Our 1-mile boardwalk rises to 9,000 ft and allows everyone – young and old, disabled and abled, individuals and groups – to roll and stroll through the beautiful Colorado mountains. Spend a day with friends…

Trails Canada

Accessible nature has information about wheelchair accessible trails in the US and Canada .”This is a collection of links to places you can go to enjoy nature with minimal obstacles. These are trails that are either wheelchair accessible” http://www.accessiblenature.info/  

Victoria 2

Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et cetera http://Disability Access in Victoria, BC this page has a great collection of links to accessibility information and services such as; transportation, accessible nature trails, parking, taxis et…

Trails

Accessible nature has information about wheelchair accessible trails in the US and Canada .”This is a collection of links to places you can go to enjoy nature with minimal obstacles. These are trails that are either wheelchair accessible” http://www.accessiblenature.info/

Tirol 4

2015 article 10 wheelchair accessible trips in Tyrol https://weekend.knack.be/lifestyle/reizen/10-rolstoeltoegankelijke-trips-in-tirol/diaporama-normal-563733.html?cookie_check=1565423135

Tirol 3

The Terra Raetica Alps Region published the Rolli Roadbook in 2015 (pdf). That’s a real guide for wheelchairs and their traveling companionship. Handbikers, recreational hikers, adventure and culture lovers: something for everyone. A lot of useful information about the routes and the landscape, with a difficulty indication, will put you in a hurry. The brochure…

Tirol

the official online travel guide to Tirol wheelchair accessible things https://www.tyrol.com/fulltextsearch?form=fulltext&query=wheelchair

All terrain wheelchair access to Dandenong RNP

2015 article: New all terrain wheelchair gives everyone access to Dandenong Ranges National Park http://travability.travel/blog-node/new-all-terrain-wheelchair-gives-everyone-access-dandenong-ranges-national-park

Cairns Green Island 2

Instagram image from the wheelchairexplorer visit https://www.instagram.com/p/BHfPmOEh7Ob/  

Sydney Accessibility

Information from the government of Sydney: Disability-inclusive things to do in Sydney https://whatson.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/posts/disability-inclusive-things-to-do-in-sydney

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