Visitors of all abilities will find many opportunities to enjoy all that Columbia SC has to offer. Outdoor attractions, museums and restaurants alike offer resources to make sure the region is accessible. Here are some of the many inclusive ways to experience Columbia.
Columbia is known for its year-round seasonal weather, and our parks and outdoor are always on the must visit list. Some of the parks in the region dedicated to an inclusive experience include Leo’s Landing Inclusive Playground at Saluda Shoals Park and the All-Inclusive Park at Carraway Park in West Columbia. 
Both parks are ADA accessible, and offer great amenities. At Leo’s Landing you’ll find nature-based play elements like Treehouse Village with a roller table, balance, and spinning elements; Hillside Slope featuring a crawling tunnel, various slides, and a ramp connecting to the Treehouse Village; a swing area featuring high back, bucket, and belt swings, as well as a wheelchair platform swing; and a nature play area featuring an accessible glider in the shape of a riverboat. The All-Inclusive Park at Carraway includes features like a zip-line type swing, a slide and other playground equipment that can be accessed by all children 
The South Carolina State Museum offers four floors of permanent and changing exhibits, a 4-D interactive theater, and observatory, all accessible by elevator. Wheelchairs are also available at no charge and benches are located throughout. Edventure Columbia is also committed to barrier-free experiences for visitors with elevators serving each of the museum’s floors, all bathrooms and water fountains are wheelchair accessible, parking for people with disabilities is available and service animals are welcome. 

The Columbia Museum of Art offers a variety of services to ensure the accessibility of the museum and its collection. All CMA entrances and interior public spaces are barrier-free and wheelchair accessible, the museum offers TAP tours for free. Lightweight, portable stools and wheelchairs are also available for free. Power assist entrance doors are located in the Boyd Plaza entrance facing Hampton Street and in the Main Street entrance. 
At Riverbanks Zoo and Garden, all exhibits, restrooms, trams, restaurants, and gift shops are wheelchair accessible. The zoo allows people with disabilities to use wheelchairs, electric scooters (3- and 4-wheel models) and manually powered mobility aids into all public areas of the park. Guests can also rent wheelchairs at the Riverbanks Gift shop and the West Columbia ticket booth. 
After you’ve worked up an appetite partaking in outdoor activities or touring a museum, there are great restaurant experiences to explore. Many restaurants have easy access ramps including smallSugar and Gervais & Vine in the Vista. Want to take in some rooftop views? Both Hendrix on Main Street and Black Rooster in West Columbia have elevator access. In Lexington, Second Wave Coffee and Books not only offers accessible outdoor and indoor spaces, you will find staff of all abilities working there at the coffee shop.