Fishing Bridge Visitor Center
The visitor center and store are scheduled to reopen in summer 2022 with improved accessibility.
If you use a mobility device or have difficultly walking, the Fishing Bridge Visitor Center has a beach wheelchair for strolling along the shore of Yellowstone Lake with your family or friends. The beach wheelchair is available for use during visitor center hours. No reservations are required. Ask a ranger for availability.
Medical Clinic (Lake Village)
Emergency: Dial 911. Designated accessible parking in rear.
Learning About the Area
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.
What to See
Designated accessible parking and wayside exhibits.
Park in pullout on main road just south of Bridge Bay Marina. This 2.5 mile (4 km), semi-paved trail has slopes up to 8%. Some areas have 5% cross slopes that can be avoided. The trail transitions to a rocky, natural surface where the first views of the natural bridge can be seen. Ask for current trail conditions at the Bridge Bay Marina or Fishing Bridge Visitor Center.
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.
There are two pullouts. Park at the north end. The distance from the parking lot to views of the river is approximately 150 feet (46 m). The trail transitions from boardwalk to a level, natural surface. The southern end of the trail has stairs.
Accessibility in the Canyon Area
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Accessibility in the West Thumb Area
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Last updated: April 7, 2022