IN CONCORD, ACCESSIBILITY EXTENDS BEYOND CONVENIENT TRAVEL INTO THE REALM OF CAREFREE ADVENTURE. EXPLORE WHAT’S POSSIBLE, NO MATTER YOUR ABILITY LEVEL.
Some of Concord’s most popular and appealing tourist attractions have put special considerations in place to serve travelers of all abilities. After all, travel is about going on new adventures! See what’s possible at these cool local attractions.
Since its debut in 2007, Concord has been home to Matteo's Dream, a playground for children of all abilities. It is one of the few playgrounds in the nation where children who cannot walk, see or hear, can play safely alongside children who can.
EAST BAY REGIONAL PARKS DISTRICT
Many Concord-area parks have barrier-free parking, accessible picnic areas and tables, restrooms, drinking fountains, trails and visitor centers. The parks district also offers various ADA-compliant transit resources.
WHEELCHAIR ACCESSIBLE TRAILS
Our region proudly has dozens of wheelchair accessible trails. You can explore all your options in the East Bay and Bay Area at large using TrailLink’s comprehensive list.
MT. DIABLO STATE PARK
Less than 20 miles south of Concord, picturesque Mt. Diablo State Park offers a variety of accessible features including viewing areas, picnic sites, camping, trails, exhibits and programs.
SIX FLAGS HURRICANE HARBOR WATER PARK
The Six Flags’ family of theme parks have recently been designated as Certified Autism Centers (CAC).
At Hurricane Harbor, the Guest Relations center at the main gate will help personalize visits for guests with disabilities and provide a Safety & Accessibility Guide that details ride requirements and any physical restrictions. Some attractions like Breaker Beach Wave Pool and Caribbean Cove have zero-depth entry for safe access.