Wheelchair Accessible Attractions in Sonoma, California

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The Sonoma, California area is surrounded by gorgeous mountains, and offers a welcoming climate that attracts visitors year round. Though Sonoma County is known for its wineries (over 400!), there’s plenty of other accessible options to explore while visiting this idyllic town and surrounding areas.

Jeanne uses an electric scooter for mobility, and here are her favorite accessible attractions in the Sonoma area:

  • Up & Away Ballooning in Windsor– explore Sonoma from up above in a wheelchair-accessible hot air balloon ride.

  • Safari West in Santa Rosa– a 400 acre animal preserve including giraffes, zebras, and exotic birds, all viewable from an accessible safari vehicle.

  • Fort Ross State Historic Park– a Russian Fort from the 1820’s on the Pacific Coast, this state park was recently upgraded to feature fully accessible areas.

  • Armstrong Redwoods State Natural Reserve– ride along the accessible trails in this 805-acre redwood tree preserve.

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