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Accessible Activities & Facilities

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources offers facilities that allow visitors of all abilities to enjoy the outdoors. See the lists below to find a public area offering your favorite outdoor activity. For more details on specific areas, follow the link to property details. Or contact the nearest Wildlife District Office or State Park Office.

Fishing

Below are lists of accessible fishing areas throughout the state. 

Wheelchair-Accessible Fishing Piers

Shore Fishing

  • Battery Park (Sandusky Bay access) 
  • Clear Fork Reservoir  
  • Deer Creek Reservoir (Stark County)   
  • Dempsey Access (Sandusky Bay)    
  • Emerald Necklace Marina (Lake Erie & Rocky River)   
  • Findlay Reservoir 2   
  • Fox Lake 
  • Geneva State Park (Lake Erie access)  
  • Highlandtown Lake  
  • Jackson Street Pier (Sandusky Bay access) 
  • Knox Lake 
  • La Su An Wildlife Area  
  • Lorain City (Lake Erie Access)    
  • Maumee Bay State Park   
  • Mazurik Access 
  • Metzger Marsh Wildlife Area 
  • Miller Road Park (Avon Lake, Lake Erie access)
  • Mogadore Reservoir
  • Mosquito Creek Lake    
  • North Reservoir  
  • Resthaven Pond #8  
  • Ross Lake   
  • Rush Run Wildlife Area  
  • Sandusky City Boat Launch   
  • Shreve Lake  
  • Shoreline Park (Sandusky Bay access)  
  • Spencer Lake (2 piers)
  • Springfield Lake   
  • Tappan Lake 
  • Tycoon Lake   
  • Washington Street Pier (Sandusky Bay access)     

Boating

Accessible Boat Launches/Ramps

Other Lakes with Accessible Launches

  • Atwood Lake   
  • Belpre (Ohio River access)   
  • Berlin Lake 
  • Clark Lake Wildlife Area   
  • Clear Fork Reservoir   
  • Dempsey Access (Sandusky Bay)    
  • Emerald Necklace Marina (Lake Erie & Rocky River)    
  • Findlay Reservoir 2    
  • Fox Lake   
  • Geneva State Park (Lake Erie access)    
  • Griggs Reservoir   
  • Hargus Creek Lake  
  • Highlandtown Lake   
  • Hoover Reservoir   
  • Jackson Lake   
  • Knox Lake    
  • La Su An Wildlife Area    
  • Lorain City (Lake Erie Access)    
  • Marietta (Muskingum River Access)
  • Mazurik Access   
  • Metzger Marsh Wildlife Area    
  • North Reservoir   
  • O'Shaughnessy Reservoir  
  • Ohio River - Aberdeen    
  • Ohio River - K.H. Butler Boat Ramp   
  • Ohio River - Racive Boat Ramp    
  • Pleasant Hill Reservoir  
  • Portage River (Lake Erie Access)  
  • Resthaven Pond #8   
  • Ross Lake  
  • Rush Creek Lake  
  • Rush Run Wildlife Area    
  • Salt Fork Lake  
  • Sandusky City Boat Launch   
  • Shreve Lake    
  • Spencer Lake  
  • Vermillion City Boat Launch   
  • Veto Lake  

Hunting

Below are lists of accessible hunting areas throughout the state. 

APV Access

Waterfowl Hunts

Deer Hunts

Shooting Ranges

Below are lists of accessible shooting sports facilities throughout the state. 

Archery Range

Shooting Range

Trails

Paved Trails

  • Barkcamp State Park
  • Blackhand Gorge State Nature Preserve  Blackhand Trail (4.3 miles)
  • Conkles Hollow State Nature Preserve  about 0.3 miles of Gorge Trail is wheelchair accessible
  • Dillon State Park  Black Locust Trail - 0.5 mile paved loop with an accessible restroom nearby
  • Hocking Hills:
    • Ash Cave (Hocking Hills State Park)
    • Hock-Hocking Expedition Trail
  • Little Miami State Park — 50 miles
  • Old Woman Creek NERR & State Nature Preserve  part of the Estuary Overlook Trail is paved and leads it an observation area
  • Quail Hollow State Park  Nature-for-All trail to the herb garden and surrounding woodlands
  • Salt Fork State Park Forest Crest Nature Trail
  • Sheldon Marsh State Nature Preserve - a small portion of trail near parking lot is paved. The remainder is wheelchair accessible boardwalk. 
  • Wingfoot State Park  Storybook Trail

Boardwalks

Wildlife Watching

Below is a list of accessible birding and wildlife viewing areas throughout the state.