NEW YORK

Most of the links given were found through Internet search. Some places I have been able to visit and a few have been recommended to me by other people who have been there. 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.

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Federal

  • Fire Island National Seashore – There were beach wheelchairs available  for use at Wilderness, Watch Hill, and Sailors Haven.   As of  today (Nov. 5, 2012) Hurricane Sandy has left Fire Island and its resources seriously damaged.  There are updates available on their website.

  • Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey and New York was badly hit by Hurricane Sandy.  Much of it is still (January, 2013) closed.

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Local

  •  Tifft Nature Preserve – Buffalo Museum of Science

  • Harrier Hill Park – Located in the City of Hudson, Columbia County. “With assistance from the state and Columbia Land Conservancy, we are safeguarding these valuable habitats while enabling people to hike the land and learn about wildlife. Park improvements currently underway include creation of a handicapped-accessible hiking trail and construction of an open-sided pavilion for picnicking and community-group activities.”

  • Hudson Highlands Gateway Park Located in Cortlandt, Westchester County. The park features a network of 4 trails, totaling more than 4.9 miles, rambling through woodlands, meadows and around ponds and offers several options for scenic loop hikes including a one-mile loop that is partly handicap accessible.

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Private

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Miscellaneous

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