Fresh, local seafood, berries and cheese. Diverse flavors from around the world. A casual, affordable picnic lunch. All this and more is yours to discover in Eugene, the Cascades and the Oregon Coast.
The City of Eugene was named "the most accessible city in the USA" in 1997 by the National Americans with Disabilities Oregon Celebration Committee. In 2003, Eugene was recognized by the National Organization of Disability as a finalist for the Accessible America Award.
Today, providing accessibility for all people, regardless of physical challenges, disabilities or age is an ongoing high priority for the local community.
The City of Eugene owns two wheelchair lift-equipped 15-passenger para-transit vans.
The Hilyard Community Center exceeds ADA requirements and offers event space free of charge to groups focusing on disability.
The Spencer Butte Challenge Course, one of few courses with accessible elements, is available for use by people with disabilities and facilitators with disabilities.
Salt Creek Falls, located on Highway 58 near Oakridge, offers a wheelchair-accessible viewing platform of the 286-foot waterfall, the second highest waterfall in the state of Oregon. Look here for additional accessible recreation suggestions.