Canyon Village & Grand Canyon Accessibility
Wheelchairs are available for loan at the lodge for its guests, and at the visitor center.
Canyon Visitor Education Center
Canyon Visitor Education Center, general stores, Canyon Lodge cafeteria and lounge, service station, campground (Loop L), Brink of Lower Falls parking area, Uncle Tom’s Point, Artist Point.
Designated Accessible Parking
Canyon Lodge: Dining room, lounge, cafeteria, snack bar.
Three accessible sites in the L Loop. Camper Services Building is not accessible. Learn More about campgrounds in Yellowstone.
Learning About the Area
Films & Exhibits
The Canyon Visitor Education Center has accessible tactile and audio exhibits, and films that are audio described and captioned.
Area Trail Guide
Available for $1 at the visitor education center and near some of the overlooks. It includes a map and descriptions of the canyon overlooks, including some accessibility information.
Offered in the summer and sometimes in the fall. Evening programs are wheelchair-accessible; others as noted.
What to See
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone River
8.5 miles (13.5 km) west of Canyon Junction, a short boardwalk leads to an exhibit explaining why the forest in this area was flattened.
Scenic valley of the Yellowstone River, between Canyon and Fishing Bridge junctions, famous for wildlife watching. No designated parking, but the large pullouts may have enough room to maneuver a wheelchair. Nearest accessible restrooms at Mud Volcano or Canyon areas.
Last updated: September 10, 2018