Group Hike: Powell Butte Nature Park, Portland

Join Disabled Hikers for an outing at Powell Butte Nature Park! This wonderful park in the outer southeast of Portland offers incredible views of the mountains and a variety of ecosystems, including meadows, forest, and wetlands. A network of trails provides a variety of options. Our group hikes are access-centered and collaborative, and we will... Continue Reading →

Group Hikes: Redwoods Parks, California

Join Disabled Hikers for a casual gathering and wheelchair accessible hike at one of four redwoods parks in Northern California! You are invited to Disabled Hikers first group hikes in California! Syren is working on an accessible travel guide with Save the Redwoods League. This will be a great opportunity to gather with other people... Continue Reading →

Accessible Trail Surface Types

Trail surface is one factor of building accessible trails. This article provides an introductory overview of the different types of trail surface, and the pros and cons of their use for an accessible trail.

Group Hike: Lettuce Lake Park, Tampa FL

Join Disabled Hikers as we celebrate International Disabled Persons Day with an accessible outing at Lettuce Lake Park! We will take a casual stroll and roll on the paved trail and/or the boardwalk, with many breaks along the way. Learn accessible outdoor tips and nature identification while we watch for wildlife. Masks are required for... Continue Reading →

Access Nature

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.

Fall Hiking Tips

Autumn is a beautiful, unpredictable time of shifting weather. It is important to be prepared. Here are five fall hiking tips for the disabled hiker.

Lyre Conservation Area

Lyre Conservation Area is a two spoon 2 mile hike along a gravel road through mixed forest to the Strait of Juan de Fuca near Port Angeles, WA.

The Journey Begins

Thanks for joining me! This website has been created by Syren Nagakyrie as a resource for disabled hikers by disabled hikers. We will give you the information you really need to make informed decisions about whether to attempt a trail. We are overcoming ableism and putting the right information into the hands of the people that... Continue Reading →

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