Tower-Roosevelt Accessibility

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Two people searching for animals through binoculars at
East of Tower Junction in Lamar Valley, many roadside pullouts offer room to maneuver a wheelchair and great wildlife viewing opportunities.

NPS / Neal Herbert



Roosevelt Lodge

Designated accessible parking in front of lodge Accessible entrance is on the west (left) side of the lodge. Accessible restrooms at lodge. Two accessible cabins.

Food Service

  • Roosevelt Lodge Dining room: Designated accessible parking in ifront of lodge. Accessible restrooms in lodge and dining.
  • Tower General Store: Designated accessible parking in front. Accessible.


  • Roosevelt Lodge Gift Shop: Designated accessible parking in front of lodge.
  • Tower Fall General Store:Designated accessible parking in front. Accessible.
  • Tower-Roosevelt Junction Gas Station: Staffed seasonally during daylight hours and have call buttons at the pumps. Accessible restrooms in building, vault toilets in parking area.

Picnic Areas

  • Soda Butte Creek: Designated accessible parking, accessible vault toilet, and accessible tables.
  • Warm Creek: Accessible vault toilet na dparking. Level picnic sites.
  • Yellowstone River: Not currently accessible.


  • Pebble Creek: One accessible site.
  • Slough Creek: One accessible site.
  • Tower Fall: One accessible site.
  • Learn more about campgrounds in Yellowstone.

Learning About the Area

Ranger-led Programs

The nearest visitor centers, with exhibits and ranger-led programs, are the Canyon Visitor Education Center (19 miles/31 km south) and the Albright Visitor Center at Mammoth (18 miles/29 km west). Interpretive park rangers rove the Tower-Roosevelt area,

What to See

Tower Fall

Designated accessible parking. The route from the parking to trailhead has an uneven surface and tripping hazards with greater than .5” (1 cm) obstacles. The trail suface is deteriorated asphalt. The 50-yard (45 m) trail to the overlook has slopes ranging 13-20%. Wheelchair users may require assistance.

Mount Washburn & Dunraven Pass

Use caution in the large pullouts; assistance may be required.

Lamar Valley

There are many viewing areas with wayside exhibits, some with designated accessible parking. There is an accessible vault toilet at the Lamar River stock trailhead.


Last updated: December 12, 2018

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Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190-0168



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