Morgan’s Wonderland is well…wonderful! It is the world’s first ultra accessible family fun amusement park! You will be in awe of the more than twenty park attraction areas and to top it off, they offer FREE admission to individuals with special needs and only $5-$15 admission for other visitors. So, why should your family take the trip to San Antonio, Texas to visit Morgan’s Wonderland?
Safety First-Upon entering through the gateway to Morgan’s Wonderland, guests will find themselves at the Welcome Center. There guests are assigned a special wristbands that identifies them and the family or group they are with. This special entry and exit procedure ensures a safe and worry-free experience at the park. Morgan’s Wonderland suggests that all guests pre-register before arriving at the park, for quick access.
Fun Accessible Attractions-Check out a few of the best below!
- Sensory Village-Visit themed environments like a TV Station and Grocery Store that inspire imaginative play and offers interactive sensory stimulation.
- Wonderland Express & Depot-Drive aboard this 1930s-style train to take and “around the world” adventure with rest areas reminiscent of Africa, Germany, Japan, Mexico and Italy.
- Off-Road Adventure Ride-Take a cruise on this accessible off-road vehicle ride with a crazy twisting, turning track.
- Pirate Island Playground & Sitting Island-Cross the bridge to this pirate-themed island featuring a fully accessible playscape where kids can sailing the Seven Seas!
- Music Garden-Experience the joy of music therapy with nine large, shaded outdoor instruments that are easily accessible from a wheelchair.
The idea for Morgan’s Wonderland came to Gordon Hartman as he watched his daughter, Morgan, desperately wanting to splash and play with other kids at swimming pool. He wanted to create an oasis where people with special needs could enjoy themselves and interact with others. The result of his vision became a wonderland indeed!
Have you visited Morgan’s Wonderland? Do you have parks in your area that offer some type of adaptive playground equipment?
Photo courtesy of Morgan’ Wonderland website.