Summer Fun for All – Adaptive Equipment @ State Parks

Summer Fun for ALL Abilities! Canoeing, Cycling, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Kayaking, Rowing and Sailing: Safe outdoor environments with adaptive equipment. All ages, all abilities can use the Massachusetts Department of Conservation’s Universal Access free and/or low cost:
Kayaking at Douglas State Forest, Walden Pond State in Concord, Hopkinton State Park, Quinsigamond State Park in Worcester, or the DAR State Forest in Goshen.
Canoeing at Barton’s Cove in Gill, or Hampton Ponds State Park in Westfield, MA.
Sailing on the Charles River in Boston, MA. Learn to sail with modified sailboats and adaptive support as needed.
Rowing at Jones Ferry in Holyoke, MA. Learn to row or scull with specialized rowing shells and adaptive support as needed.
Cycling on the Norwottuck Rail Trail in Hadley, MA. A wide variety of adaptive cycles for adults and kids including hand cycles, trikes, tandems and recumbent bikes.
Horseback Riding Bradley Palmer State Park in Topsfield.
Hiking Various locations, MA. Assistive equipment and teamwork unite people of all abilities using Terra Trek mountain wheelchairs and push joggers.
Reservations are required for all activities: To register visit www.mass.gov/dcr/universal_access/a_events.htm , call 617 626-1294 or email: gigi.ranno@state.ma.us

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