Service animals are allowed in National Parks. For a definition of a service animal, please go to www.ada.gov/service_animals_2010.htm.
Anywhere that you wish to go, your service animal may go, too. There are some unique aspects of visiting this park to keep in mind, however.
● Water: There is a water fountain outside and to the rear of the Visitor Center. While
there is a creek on the nature trail in the park, be aware that water-born diseases
like giardia could be present.
● Terrain: Park trails are generally surfaced with compacted gravel or a mix of native
soils and rocks.
● Waste: Every rest area and visitor center throughout the park has trash cans for
disposing of animal waste;however, there are no plastic bags provided, so please
remember to bring your own.
● Wildlife: Wildlife can be encountered anywhere in the park - even near developed
and busy areas, like the visitor center. Deer, bear and smaller animals like foxes,
coyotes and even squirrels could cause issues for service animals unused to
● Farm Animals: Please be respectful of our farm animals and their environment.
Ducks and chickens roam free during the day and only rail fencing separates our
sheep, horse and cow.