Mammoth Hot Springs Accessibility
Wheelchairs can be rented at the medical clinic for a $300 deposit and $10 per day. Wheelchairs are available for loan at the hotel for its guests, and at the visitor center while in the area.
Albright Visitor Center
Wheelchair access is at the rear of the building. Press the call button marked at the top of the ramp if you need help. Learn More about the Albright Visitor Center...
Wheelchair access is at the rear of the building; no wheelchair-accessible restrooms. Learn More about Medical Services...
Wheelchair-accessible restrooms are left of the service station, in the Terrace Grill and Mammoth Hotel lobby, and on the third floor of the Albright Visitor Center.
Designated Accessible Parking
Visitor Center: Two spaces on the side of the building and two in the rear.
Terrace Grill: Fast food.
Hotel: Front entrance accessible; gift shop near front door.
Hotel: Front entrance accessible; two accessible rooms available. Learn More about Accessible Lodging...
Mammoth: Five accessible sites.
Yellowstone Heritage & Research Center
Located in Gardiner, MT, this wheelchair-accessible building houses the park’s research library and has exhibits about the park’s history. Learn More about the Heritage and Research Center...
Learning About the Area
Films shown at the Albright Visitor Center are captioned.
Area Trail Guides
Available for 50¢ at the Albright Visitor Center and near the boardwalks. The Mammoth area guide describes the hydrothermal features of Mammoth Hot Springs. The Fort Yellowstone guide describes the historic area; see below.
The schedule is in the park newspaper, on the website, and posted around the Mammoth area. Evening programs at the hotel and campground are wheelchair-accessible; others as noted in the schedule. Learn More about Ranger Programs...
What to See
Mammoth Hot Springs Terraces
Enjoy the Lower Terraces from boardwalks that are wheelchair-accessible. See map at left and the area trail guide.
Upper Terrace Drive also offers wheelchair- accessible viewing. Enter the drive and proceed a short distance to the designated parking area on the left; the boardwalk begins on the right.
Continue 0.7 miles (1.1 km) around the drive to Orange Spring Mound, which has wheelchair-accessible parking and a short boardwalk to an exhibit. Recreational vehicles and vehicles towing trailers are not permitted on the Upper Terrace Drive.
Enjoy a self-guiding tour of this historic site at Mammoth Hot Springs, which dates from the time of U.S. Army management (1886–1918).
Forces of the Northern Range
This short boardwalk has tactile exhibits explaining how volcanos, glaciers, and fire shaped the landscape east of Mammoth Hot Springs. Exhibits also identify some of the area’s plants and animals. Eight miles (12.9 km) east on the road to Tower-Roosevelt. No restroom.