General Information

The National Park Service welcomes people with disabilities. As we develop this park we will provide products such as alternate formats for print materials, audio description, assistive listening, captions, or physical access to particular facilities, programs or services. Please look back to this site for more information as we expand opportunities to serve all visitors better.

Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center

The Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center has one accessible parking space in the parking lot adjacent to the building. There is also street parking near the entrance. The Welcome Center is wheelchair accessible and has an access ramp in front of the building. The outer entrance door is 35" wide and opens outward. A 90 degree turn follows. Followed by 35" wide archway. There are no buttons to open the doors.

The hallway leading to the restrooms is only 35" wide. Restroom doors are 31" wide and open inward. Accessible stall doors are 30" wide.

The doorway to the theater is 35" wide and opens inward.

Bauvais-Amoureux House

This facility is only open when the inside temperature is over 50 degrees Fahrenheit and below 95 degrees Fahrenheit. The Bauvais-Amoureux House is in the process of being improved to meet accessibility standards.

There are seven steps with a handrail to enter the main floor of the home. There is a flagstone path with two steps leading to the basement entrance. Currently, the home is not wheelchair accessible.

The home is about 200 feet from the parking area across a mostly-level, mowed lawn. Limited parking is available in the driveway directly adjacent to the house for visitors with mobility limitations.

Green Tree Tavern

Green Tree Tavern is open year round, is not currently wheelchair accessible. The parking for Green Tree Tavern is located in a park across the street. Accessing the home requires parking on a gravel/lawn area, crossing a footbridge and a road.

There are eight steps with no handrail to reach the grounds of Green Tree Tavern. After crossing a mowed lawn, there are an additional nine steps with handrails to reach the entrance of Green Tree Tavern.

Jean Baptiste Vallé House

The Jean Baptiste Vallé House is located across the street from the Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center. There is one accessible parking space in the parking lot behind the Ste. Genevieve Welcome Center. There is also street parking.

The Jean Baptiste Vallé House is not wheelchair accessible at this time. Reaching the home from the street requires walking on stone pavers and climbing seven steps.

Service Animals

Service animals are permitted anywhere in the park, including the historic house. A service animal is defined as “any dog that is individually trained to do work or perform tasks for the benefit of an individual with a disability, including a physical, sensory, psychiatric, intellectual, or other mental disability”. Dogs are the only animals that can be used as a service animal except for miniature horses.

If a particular service or issue is not mentioned above, or you have questions, please contact us.

You may wish to learn about the The America the Beautiful National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Access Pass -- or simply, the Access Pass -- which provides a wide range of discounts on activities and services when you visit federal lands.

Last updated: May 15, 2023

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Mailing Address:

Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park
339 St. Marys Road

Ste. Genevieve, MO 63670



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