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