Disabled Hikers was founded in 2018 by Syren Nagakyrie. Our mission is to build disability community and justice in the outdoors, towards a vision of an outdoors culture transformed by accessibility, representation, and justice for disabled and all other marginalized peoples. We are entirely disability-led, grounded in disability justice principles, and committed to building disabled... Continue Reading →
Join Disabled Hikers and Portland Audubon as we celebrate Disability Pride Month with an accessible wildlife viewing outing at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden! We will take a short stroll and roll through the gardens to the lake. Learn accessible birding tips from Portland Audubon staff and a volunteer while enjoying this oasis in the city... Continue Reading →
Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden is a wheelchair accessible garden and wildlife site in Portland, Oregon.
Big Creek Nature Trail is a two spoon accessible hike through the rainforest located near Hoodsport, WA.
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The physical, mental, and emotional benefits of access to nature are widely known, yet communities that need these benefits the most are often excluded from outdoor spaces. What does accessibility in the outdoors actually mean, and how can it be improved for all people with disabilities? Syren Nagakyrie shares their experiences as a disabled hiker and offers some suggestions.