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Access for Visitors with Disabilities

Our vision

One of the core values at California State Parks is cultural diversity and accessibility. We believe in the right of all Californians, including persons with disabilities, to have access to recreational opportunities, and enjoy the cultural, historic, and natural resources found in our state parks.

Accessible features in California State Parks

Accessibility improvements are ongoing at California State Parks.  Many of our park units have facilities such as restrooms, campsites, and visitor centers that are designated accessible.  In some cases, these facilities were accessible when constructed but may not meet all current building and access codes.  Each park unit's accessible features web page includes descriptions of the accessible facilities and explains deviations from the most current accessible standards. 

California State parks can be quite different from commercial or even city or county recreational facilities. State Parks are often created around special, sometimes remote, natural or cultural resources that allow us to escape our everyday lives and refresh our spirits.  Rustic campgrounds, winding trails occasionally invaded by tree roots, isolated beaches with limited amenities, and wind-whipped ghost towns challenge our spirit of adventure. We welcome all who seek the diverse adventures our parks offer. Please be realistic about your needs, and plan ahead to help ensure an enjoyable visit.

Tools to assist you

This website is designed to assist you plan your visit to a California State park.  To get started, from the California State Parks home page, click "Visit a Park" and then scroll down the page and select "By Park Name".  Each park has a web page that includes a Park Info section.  Within this section is a link to a page with information about the accessible features found within that park.  To navigate directly to the Accessible Features in State Parks page, click the link/image below: