DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA

These links were found through Internet search.  I would love to have some first-hand recommendations.  With your help, we can share our knowledge with disabled people everywhere and also increase awareness of the need for more accessibility. Please e-mail me with your suggestions using the form in the sidebar.
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Federal

  • Rock Creek Park   – There are a number of hiking trails in Rock Creek Park, but I have not found any difficulty ratings.

    Wheelchair Accessibleeyelogo copyEdge of the Woods Trail  0.25 mile paved trail with interpretive signs, benches, and a rope guide for the visually impaired leads from the  Nature Center which is also wheelchair-accessible.  Here is a video posted on YouTube.

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Private

  • Cranesville Swamp Preserve   Nature Conservancy MD/DC     Nature Conservancy WV
    Trail Guide    Brochure    Phone WV 304-637-0160   Phone MD/DC 301-897-8570
    “This 2,000 acre preserve straddling Maryland and West Virginia features five trails, including a 1,500 foot boardwalk.”  I haven’t found any information as to whether you could get on the boardwalk in a wheelchair.
    ? “Although all trails are fewer than two miles and not difficult to walk, hiking boots are recommended as some trails may be muddy. “

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Miscellaneous

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