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Handicapped Travel Club

The Handicapped Travel Club, Inc., was formed 26 years ago to encourage RV traveling by people with a wide range of disabilities. The HTC encourages handicapped people to travel, to meet and to share information on making recreational vehicles accessible for the disabled. "Fun and fellowship" is their motto

Gorp Outdoor Recreation Pages

Offers information on all types of outdoor activities and trips with many resources and books available. One neat feature that anyone can enjoy is their list of "National Scenic Byways & Other Recreational Drives" under attractions.

Wilderness Inquiry

Wilderness Inquiry is a non-profit organization providing high quality outdoor adventures for people of all ages and abilities. Since 1978 over 40,000 people have participated on canoe, dogsled, sea kayak and raft trips throughout North America, Australia, and Europe. This site also offers an "Accessibility Guide to Minnesota Parks"!

Sailing Web

This site is a wealth of information accessible sailboat, clubs, a great list of other sailing sites and even races.

The Adaptive Riding Institute

Located in Oregon they offer lessons, trail rides and even camping trips. They also have a great list of other adaptive riding programs across the country.

California State Parks Access Information

One of the goals of California State Parks is to make sure that everyone - including visitors with disabilities - has access to the natural and cultural wonders that make up California State Parks. This site has specific access information to help you plan your outdoor adventure.

Rail Trails

This organization promotes the transforming abandoned railroad lines into trails. These trails are located across the U.S. andany of these trails are accessible. Each trail listed shows its suitability for wheelchair users.

National Parks Service

Detailed information on all of the National Parks in the U.S. The listings have limited access informational available.

Buckmasters Disabled Services

Whitetail hunts in North Carolina, adaptive hunting equipment and other adaptive sports equipment such as modified saddles.

Reel People Real Life

Minnesota is about a company that offers accessible fishing and other on the activities to persons with disabilities.

BLACK HILLS NATIONAL FOREST

This is a great guide to accessible hiking trails and camping trails in the park. Pictures and access in great detail is given for each trail.

Maui Sea Kayaking

The only sea kayak touring company in Hawaii that is quite able and happy to make a person with a disability's paddling experience one of a lifetime.

Colorado - Crested Butte Adaptive Sports

In addition to being a world renowned ski moutain, Crested Butte is also a summer recreation enthusiast's paradise. The surrounding peaks and wilderness areas are ideal location for hiking, backpacking, moutain biking, fly fishing, nature walking, camping, kayaking, and rafting.

Sailing Around the World

This site tells the story of Trevor Jones who aims to be the first wheelchair user to sail around the World. His yacht Inventure, a wing powered trimaran has been specially adapted for the challenge.

Shake-A-Leg, Newport, RI

They conduct daily instructional, recreational and competitive sailing programs for all disabilities. The highlight of the season is the Annual Shake-A-Leg Regatta, where eighteen disabled sailing teams from around the US and Canada compete for the highly coveted and prestigious Everett A Pearson Trophy.

Wilderness on Wheels

W.O.W. is a nonprofit organization edicated to bringing the outdoors experience to persons with disabilities. The project includes a boardwalk 8 feet wide and 4,200 feet long. It starts along the banks of a trout stream and it reaches for the top of a 12,300 foot mountain.

Minnesota Broken Wing Connection

The Minnesota Broken Wing Connection, a small non-profit, was formed to help the disabled discover, or rediscover, the great outdoors and how to get back out there. This has been accomplished by our becoming a national resource center and a Minnesota learning center for the physically challenged who are looking for other options in life.

The Enabled Rver

This site is designed for the Rver with a disaiblitiy. Features include: full-timing, part-timing, weekend getaways, RV accessibility, travel resources, interesting destinations, and schooling and working on the road.

National Sports Center for the Disabled

The (NSCD), is an innovative non-profit organization that provides summer and winter recreation for children and adults with disabilities.

Riding for the Disabled Association of Hong Kong

Welcome to the official web site of The Riding for the Disabled Association of Hong Kong. We are a charity organization which teaches disabled adults and children to ride a horse to the best of their ability for therapy and fun.

Florida - Wheelchairs on the Go

This access guide covers just about everything. Find out about sports complexes, arenas, beaches, lodging and more!

Challange America

Free Sailing, Disabled sailing and adaptive sailing programs for people with disabilities, disabled veterans, the handicapped, disabled children, sports and recreational therapists and rehabilitation professionals.

Caravanning 4 You

This site has a great deal of information about RVing through Europe including a disability page

HOPE Inc.

Their mission is to provide mobility and recreational opportunites to physically and mentally challenged children, adults and their families. Help HOPE organize a Magic Mobility Camp and lending program in your specific area.

Follow Me Outdoors

This site may be the closest you can get to real life hunting and fishing without getting dirty. The seasons are just days away now. Dove, teal, deer, duck & goose hunting, and fishing are year-round events. So come follow me over the mountains, through fields, into the woods and across bays to the deep blue waters of the open seas in search of wild times. In the heart of southeast Texas, the outdoorsman and the hunt live on.

Disabled Sports USA - Far West

Enjoy the excitement of the outdoors...join thousands of disabled individuals who have participated in our Winter and Summer Activities! Join us for the time of your life skiing, snowboarding, river rafting, cycling, camping out, water-skiing, kayaking, canoeing, jetskiing, sailing, or 4 wheelin'.

Disabled Sports USA

A national nonprofit organization established in 1967 by disabled Vietnam veterans to serve the war injured. DS/USA now offers nationwide sports rehabilitation programs to anyone with a permanent physical disability

Far East and South Pacific Games for the Disabled

The basic aims of the FESPIC Federation are to promote general interest and welfare of the disabled in the region through participation in sports events and other activities.

Handicapped HAMs

Amateur "HAM" Radio Communication Between Disabled Operators, Using The 20 Meter Band At 14,287 MHz. From 7 am till 10 am Pacific Time Monday thru Friday, (1500 - 1800 UTC). Excepting Holidays.

Accessible Canadian Adventures (ACA)

We design, coordinate and arrange hunting and fishing adventures specifically for sportsmen and women with physical disabilities.

The vast expanse of the Canadian wilderness reaches places where distance is measured in imagination, not miles. Tell us where you want to experience your adventure and what specific hunting/fishing expedition you desire, and we’ll do our best to make it happen.


New England Bruins Sled Hockey Program

The New England Bruins Sled Hockey Program leads the development of sled hockey throughout New England. The program is affiliated with several adult and junior teams, including teams in Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Vermont. The program hosts the New England Invitational Sled Hockey Tournament, conducts several Outreach Clinics throughout the year, oversees the New England Bruins adult traveling team, and participates in several awareness raising events each season. The New England Bruins Sled Hockey Team is comprised of the best sled hockey players in New England with and without disabilities in an inclusive setting. We have male and female players aged 19 to 67 with a wide range of educational and professional backgrounds. Two members of our team are Paralympic Gold & Silver Medalists and members of the Mass. Hockey Hall of Fame. Other members of the team are relatively new to sled hockey. All New England Bruins Players also skate for their local club team to support program development and player outreach activities. The Bruins are coached by former Boston Bruins great, Rick Middleton.

Prudential Northeast Sled Hockey League

The Prudential Northeast Sled Hockey League (PNESHL) was developed in 2005 as means for local level sled hockey teams from the Northeast to engage in sportsmanlike competition. The PNESHL is made up of the following established Adult teams:
· Connecticut Wolf Pack
· New Hampshire Wildcats
· PA Center-Pedes
· Portland Pirates
· United Spinal Association
These teams all come together at a central location for one "Game Day" each month during the hockey season which runs from December to March. The results of the games are captured for wins, losses and cumulative stats. The Prudential “Dryden Cup” Championship is determined based on overall results.

Maine Sled Hockey Program

The Maine Sled Hockey Program provides opportunities for people with disabilities to participate in sled hockey and promotes the development of excellence in sled hockey in Maine. The Maine Sled Hockey Program is open to players aged 15 and above with lower leg mobility-related disabilities or injuries, and their non-disabled family members and friends. The Program has branches in Augusta, Bangor and Falmouth and coordinates several outreach clinics each season. The Maine Sled Hockey Program is a founding member of the Prudential Northeast Sled Hockey League (PNESHL). Former Boston Bruin and 2002 US Paralympic Sled Hockey Team Head Coach, Rick Middleton, serves as Director of Hockey Operations for the Maine Sled Hockey Program.

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