Here are some camping resources for both children and adults. Also, check out the Guided Tours & Adventures page for additional camping opportunities. As always, if you have suggestions, please contact me using the form to the right.
Camp ASCCA is a camp for the disabled affiliated with Easter Seals.
Camp Brim Shire, St. James, Missouri
Accessible Camping in Massachusetts State Parks
Accessible camping in Maryland State Parks
The National Forest Campground Guide is produced by Fred and Suzi Dow. They do address accessibility. From their site: “As of May 9, 2012, Fred and Suzi Dow have completed research on 155 national forests, 20 national grasslands, 1 national tallgrass prairie and 2,383 developed campgrounds. Some information also provided for dispersed camping locations. Research of campgrounds with 10 or more designated sites in all national forests in the U.S.A. is completed.”
Here is a list of Camping sites with accessible options in Michigan State Parks.
National Sports Center for the Disabled in Winter Park, Colorado started out in 1970 giving children with amputations ski lessons. It now offers a range of year-around sports and adventures for almost any disability you can think of. Activities include “….alpine skiing, snowboarding, cross-country skiing, Nordic hut trips, snowshoeing and ski racing… indoor soccer and lacrosse as well as rock climbing and indoor kayak lessons… rafting, kayaking, canoeing, special camps, horse pack trips, therapeutic horseback riding, mountain biking, camping and rock climbing. All programs are designed for individuals, families and groups and are available for all levels of ability, from beginner to advanced.”
Wilderness on Wheels is in the mountains on U.S. 285, sixty miles southwest of Denver or 3.8 miles west of Grant, Colorado.
There is camping, fishing, picnic tables and an 8 foot wide boardwalk just over a mile long. Charging stations are placed at intervals along the boardwalk for electric wheelchairs. There are a “…number of tent sites for the traditional camp experience, 5 wheelchair level “huts” as well as two cabins, one rustic and one modern for you to enjoy. Each cabin can be rented for a minimal cleaning fee.”