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Wheelchair Hiking

Get moving

Meet other wheelchair users, share experiences, and explore the most popular wheelchair friendly trails in Oregon and SW Washington. Events run year-round with indoor events during the winter months and for inclement weather. Most of our hikes are easy so everyone can enjoy the experience. No special equipment is required. Attendees are always a mix of manual and electric wheelchair users. Everyone is welcome.

Details about transportation, parking, and what to expect at the meeting location are always provided. Check out our upcoming hikes below for details about specific hikes.

Upcoming Wheelchair Hikes

Monday, February 6th - Washington Square; Dim Sum Roll + -

Washington Square Dim Sum at Din Tai Fung! It’ll be warm and Dry inside the Mall.

Din Tai Fung is World famous Xiao Long Bao. Xiao Long Bao means “little dumpling in a basket.” These broth-filled dumplings, from the Jiangnan region of China, are steamed in a bamboo basket. Be careful not to burn your lips as it is very delicious and very hot!

 

Meeting Location: North side of JC Penny across from Trimet Transit Center.

Distance: As many stores and as many laps you want to do!

Surface Type: Flat smooth floor Public

Transportation: Trimet Lift 43 – Taylors Ferry Road 45 – Garden Home 56 – Scholls Ferry Road 62 – Murray Blvd. 76 – Beaverton/Tualatin 78 – Beaverton/Lake Oswego

Parking: Many disabled, wheelchair only, van access

What to Expect: Located in the heart of Washington County, Washington Square is the Pacific Northwest’s premier shopping center with a diverse selection of over 170 premier apparel and popular digitally native brands including Nordstrom, Apple, Peloton, lululemon, Blue Nile, Pandora, Pottery Barn, plus delicious dining options like Din Tai Fung, The Cheesecake Factory, Red Robin, Nordstrom Marketplace Cafe, and Thirsty Lion Gastropub & Grill

We hope you’ll join us!


 

Date – Monday, February 6, 2023
Time – 12pm – 4pm
LocationWashington Square; 9585 SW Washington Square Rd, Portland, OR 97223

 

2023 Dates & Locations + -

If you have ideas or suggestions for accessible hiking spots, please reach out to us at franklin@oregonsci.org to let us know.

Resources for Accessible Hikes

Oregon Accessibility Travel Guide

The Accessibility Travel Guide highlights six diverse locations around Oregon, discussing accessible features, stories from community members, and adaptive outfitters from around the state.

Access Recreation

Access Recreation is a Portland, Oregon ad hoc committee that had developed guidelines for minimum information that should be provided about hiking trails and outdoor facilities, that would benefit hikers with disabilities, and which should be applied to agency websites, printed materials and at trail sites. Resources include videos of trails and downloadable PDF guides.

Contact us

Oregon Spinal Cord Injury Connection

PO BOX 17516
Portland, OR 97217

Email: contact@oregonsci.org