Summertime is here and beaches are a very common destination for those looking to cool off. California’s spectacular coast offers many outdoor adventures for wheelchair users, parents pushing strollers, and others who need accessibility features such as a wide, fairly level and firm path of travel. These travel guides and resources that can help wheelchair users choose a destination that suits their accessibility needs.
Accessible Travel Guides
Specially designed chairs that roll over sand are available free of charge at many beaches. Most are manually operated and must be pushed by someone, but a few in southern California are motorized and can be operated independently. Each beach has its own policies regarding chair use. Typically they cannot be reserved in advance, but it’s advisable to call before you visit to check availability. Please check out this list of beaches that state that they have beach wheelchairs available. List of beaches with beach wheelchairs
information source: http://wheelingcalscoast.org/resources.php