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.
Rock Creek Park
Rock Creek Park is 1,754-acre city park that serves as an escape where visitors can find “a peaceful refuge, recreation, fresh air, majestic trees, wild animals, and thousands of years of human history.”
Accessibility Maps Hiking Link to Brochures
Edge of the Woods Trail 0.25 mile paved loop 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.
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. “
AllTrails Map of Trails in DC area Difficulty and rating given for 137 trails in Virginia and Maryland surrounding the District of Columbia.
The Rails-to-Trails Conservancy lists wheelchair accessible trails in the District of Columbia.