Lake Area Accessibility

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A sunset reflected in a big lake
Yellowstone Lake offers amazing sunsets from many different viewpoints along the scenic drive.

NPS / Neal Herbert

 

Facilities

Fishing Bridge Visitor Center & Yellowstone Forever Park Store

Limited accessibility inside the historic building at this time. Visitors may request a portable ramp to access additional exhibits and the park store. Accessible restrooms on the east side of the visitor parking area; wheelchair users may require assistance. Evening programs are accessible; others as noted. Amphitheater is accessible. Park on the east side of the parking area.

Medical Clinic (Lake Village)

Emergency: Dial 911. Designated accessible parking in rear.

Food Service

  • Lake Hotel Dining Room: Accessible
  • Lake Yellowstone Hotel Deli: Not accessible.
  • Lake Lodge Cafeteria: Accessible dining.

Stores

  • Fishing Bridge General Store: Designated accessible parking. Accessible, including restrooms.
  • Fishing Bridge Gas and Service Station: Staffed seasonally during daylight hours and have call buttons at the pumps.
  • Lake General Store: Accessible. Accessible restrooms northeast of the general store.
  • Lake Hotel Gift Shop: Accessible.
  • Lake Lodge Gift Shop: Accessible.
  • Bridge Bay Marina Store: Accessible from boat ramp area.

Lodging

  • Lake Hotel: Designated accessible parking in front of Sandpiper Annex of hotel. Thirteen accessible rooms in the hotel and Sandpiper Annex. Five accessible cabins.
  • Lake Lodge Cabins: Wheelchair users may require assistance (no curb cut) to access lodge and cafeteria. Ten accessible cabins.

Campgrounds

  • Bridge Bay: Three accessible sites (can be reserved). Accessible restrooms in Loop A of campground and the picnic area on the marina entrance road. Designated accessible parking at restrooms and at the Bridge Bay Marina Store. Visitors may require assistance at the amphitheater; park next to the restroom in Loop D.
  • Fishing Bridge RV Park: Closed for construction in 2019 with new accessible sites in 2020.
  • Learn more about campgrounds in Yellowstone.

Learning About the Area

Ranger-led Programs

Offered at Fishing Bridge and Bridge Bay in the summer. The schedule is in the park newspaper, in the online calendar, and posted around the area. Visitors attending programs at Bridge Bay amphitheater may require assistance; park next to the restroom in D Loop. Fishing Bridge amphitheater is wheelchair-accessible; park on the east side of the parking area.

What to See

Fishing Bridge

Designated accessible parking and wayside exhibits. Wheelchair users may require assistance because the surface of the historic bridge is rough and narrow.

Natural Bridge

Park in pullout on main road just south of bridge over Bridge Bay. This 2.5 mile (4 km) trailis on uneven ground and visitors with wheelchairs may require assistance. Ask for current trail conditions at the Bridge Bay Marina or Fishing Bridge Visitor Center.

Mud Volcano

Designated accessible parking and accessible restrooms. The lower loop is accessible. Start at the northeast end of the parking area. At the boardwalk junction beyond the Mud Volcano, turn left and return to the parking area.

 

Last updated: December 12, 2018

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Mailing Address:

PO Box 168
Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

Phone:

307-344-7381

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