Golden Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

Visitor CentresKootenay Rockies, Canadian Rockies, Golden

1000 Trans Canada Highway, Golden, British Columbia, V0A 1H1

Accessibility

This business has self-assessed as having the following accessible attributes. Please contact the business directly for further detail if required.

Mobility

Parking
  • Designated accessible parking near an accessible entrance that is specifically marked
  • Space specifically marked with a van-accessible sign, at minimum 4.7 metres wide, large enough to accommodate a vehicle with a side lift/ramp
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Restroom in Public Area
  • Can be reached without going up or down stairs, has a main entrance and/or stall that is a minimum 815 mm wide and has an outward swing door
Food Services
  • Accessible path of travel and accessible style tables/booths
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

  • Customer service staff have been trained, and prepared to verbally describe rooms, menus, business amenities and contracts/waivers in detail
  • Staff are available to accompany guest through venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Hearing

  • Staff are trained to use alternative communication tools such as Apps or text messaging

General

High Speed Internet Service
  • Business has high-speed internet service available for video application use
Service Dogs
  • Business has a dog relief area on site

The Golden British Columbia visitor centre is open for the 2020 summer. Take advantage of our counsellor’s vast knowledge and free WIFI hotspots to help with trip planning or to share your travel moments with friends and family. Four-legged travellers can enjoy our dog run and families can take a break at one of our picnic tables. National Park Passes are available for purchase. In support of Phase 3 of British Columbia’s restart plan ee have created a “Travelling to Golden during COVID-19” document to help you plan ahead. Visit our website to view or download it.