Grant Village & West Thumb Accessibility

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Two people walking on a wooden boardwalk next to a lake at sunset.
Enjoying a sunset from the boardwalk in West Thumb Geyser Basin. People using wheelchairs may need assistance on this section of boardwalk, which has grades up to 10 percent.

NPS / Jacob W. Frank

 

Facilities

Grant Visitor Center

Designated accessible parking. Wheelchair accessible, though users may require assistance at the visitor center restroom. Orientation film is captioned and transcripts are available. Some exhibits are accessible. Manual wheelchairs are available for loan at the visitor center while in the area.

Grant Village Campground

Designated parking at camper services building. Three wheelchair-accessible sites (can be reserved). Three shower, sink, toilet family restrooms. Accessible restrooms in Loop A. Accessible shower in camper services building. Evening ranger programs at amphitheater are accessible; others as noted in schedule. Learn More about campgrounds in Yellowstone.

Grant Marina

Boat launch is accessible.

Food Service

  • Grant Lake House Restaurant: Accessible. Breakfast and dinner only.
  • Grant Village Dining Room: Accessible.
  • Grant General Store (fast food): Accessible.

Stores

  • Grant Village Gas & Service Station: Staffed seasonally during daylight hours and have call buttons at the pumps.
  • Grant Village General Store: Designated accessible parking. Accessible, including restrooms.
  • Grant Village Gift Shop: Accessible.

Grant Village Lodge

Designated accessible parking at lodging registration building. Twelve wheelchair-accessible hotel rooms. Wheelchairs are available for loan at the lodging registration building for its guests.

Shower

In the Camper Services Building.

West Thumb Information Center & Yellowstone Forever Park Store

Designated parking. Accessible. Accessible vault toilets in parking area.

Learning About the Area

Films & Exhibits

Films at Grant Visitor Center are opencaptioned, or transcripts are available.

Ranger-led Programs

Offered in summer. The schedule is in the park newspaper, in the online calendar, and posted around the area. Evening programs at the amphitheater are accessible; others as noted in the schedule.

What to See

West Thumb Geyser Basin

The waters of this geyser basin flow into Yellowstone Lake, the largest lake at high elevation in North America. Enjoy the views of the hydrothermal features, the lake, and the Absaroka Range from the boardwalk. Visitors using wheelchairs may need assistance on the lower loop, which has grades up to 10 percent.

Lewis Falls

11.3 miles (18.3 km) south of West Thumb Junction, this cascade on the Lewis River can be viewed from a pullout along the road. No designated parking, but the pullout may have enough room to maneuver a wheelchair.

 

Last updated: December 12, 2018

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168

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