John Muir Lodge ADA Features
Registration: Accommodations are located on the first floor of the John Muir Lodge adjacent to the Registration Desk. If you need assistance with your luggage, please ask at the Front Desk and they will be happy to assist you. The ADA-accessible ramp is located on the eastern side of the building.
Parking: We have ADA parking located in front of the John Muir Lodge where you will register for your room. ADA Parking is also located near the Restaurant, Visitor Center, as well as the Market and Gift Shop.
Entrance Doors: The only automatic doors will be located at the Restaurant when it opens in May of 2017. All other doors have handles at a level that allow persons in a wheelchair to reach and operate them. Our staff will be happy to assist should you need further assistance.
Front Desk Registration: There is a wheelchair height portion of the front desk counter where check-in can be done comfortably. Wheelchairs can access the entire area easily.
Ramps & Elevators: There is an ADA ramp to access the John Muir Lodge on the East side of the building. There is not an elevator at Grant Grove. The Restaurant, Gift Shop and Market all have ADA ramps to the entrances and are located on the first floor so no elevator is necessary.
Dining: Our Restaurant will have ADA ramp access from the parking lot to the entrance, and the doors will all be automatic.
Shopping Areas: Both the Market and the Gift Shop have ADA ramps to the entrances from the parking lots. The doors are not automatic. There is an automatic door into the Gift Shop from the Restaurant Courtyard into the Gift Shop.
Guestrooms: IF YOU NEED THESE FEATURES, OR IF THERE ARE NO OTHER ROOMS AVAILABLE THAT MEET YOUR NEEDS, PLEASE PROCEED. OTHERWISE, PLEASE SELECT A DIFFERENT ROOM TYPE.
- Hotel Classic ADA Room – Queen Bed: Room offers widened doors, grab bars in toilet stalls, raised toilet seats, and low-density carpet. In addition, there are peepholes at a height accessible to wheelchair-bound people as well as usual height.
Guestroom Bed Heights:
- All beds: 25.5"
Look for availability, and make your reservation conveniently online.
*The only real limitation to an ADA individual is our nearly 20 feet of snow that we average each winter. Our staff does an excellent job with snow removal, but often times during storms it is not possible to keep the walkways and parking lots clear, and it may be a day or two after a storm before all ADA parking, walkways to and from buildings, etc., are clear enough for use by a wheelchair or other persons with special needs. Our staff is always ready and happy to assist and we have and will continue to overcome these obstacles as needed. Generally, ADA accessibility is much better from May until early November than in the snowy months. In addition, there are many paved trails especially set aside for ADA within the park and the giant sequoia groves that are not accessible during the snowy months.