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Accessibility

McMaster University serves to offer programming and resources that are accessible to all and promote accessibility in all fields whether they are academic or recreational. Hamilton is dotted with dozens of trails and a significant many contain gorgeous views, vistas, landscapes, and greenery that have been made accessible through paved or semi-paved pathways and various amenities. All trails within and around Hamilton operated by the Hamilton Conservation Authority, the Royal Botanical Gardens, or the Bruce Trail have visual signs for directional help as well as natural flora and fauna information.

The following document contains a list of trails along with accessibility information:

All terrain wheel chairFor those looking to use non-wheel chair accessible trails we welcome them to explore more rugged trails around Hamilton using all-terrain wheel chairs. These wheel chairs are often handled by two people, but can be managed by one, and allow individuals to go on non-paved trails with varying slopes, grades and surfaces. Currently, McMaster University Department of Athletics and Recreation's Outdoor Recreation Program has one Hippocampe All-Terrain Wheelchair that is available for loan upon request. (http://www.vipamat.com/hippocampe-beach-and-all-terrain.php) Please contact Wayne Terryberry, Head of Outdoor Recreation, to inquire about loans. terryber@mcmaster.ca.

For McMaster University Student Accessibility Services please see: http://sas.mcmaster.ca/

For McMaster University Athletics and Recreation Accessibility policy please see: http://www.marauders.ca/sports/2013/7/29/welcome.aspx