Discover accessible adventures from the Oregon coast to the Cascades! Consistently recognized for disability awareness, our local communities strive to enhance access to the region's many natural wonders, public facilities and lodging.
Regional scenic byways showcase covered bridges, lakes and rivers, farmland and wine country. From wine tasting to the performing arts, there are many things to do!
Getting around the Eugene - Springfield metro area is made easier by Lane Transit District's (LTD) excellent network of accessible routes and lift-equipped buses. The Hilyard Community Center (Amazon) in Eugene is a leader for inclusive activities through their Adaptive Recreation Services Department. From body building to cooking classes, they offer many enriching programs; as well as a variety of field trips including jaunts to the Oregon coast and adaptive skiing excursions in the mountains.
Get close to nature! Paved paths and wheelchair-friendly viewing platforms enhance park experiences so that you can venture right to the water's edge to fish, birdwatch along forest trials and even take a summertime gondola ride to the top of Willamette Pass Resort. For the adventurous, experienced professionals will assist all abilities with old growth tree climbing or river rafting!
Roll along coastal paths, drive scenic roads and enjoy sensory bliss: breathtaking views; raw and wild beauty; fresh, fragrant breezes; and tasty, local dining. Historic Old Town Florence sets up a seasonal outdoor market that is easy to explore by wheelchair. Watch harbor seals congregate along the docks while enjoying clam chowder.