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Grand Forks Visitor Centre

Visitor Centres, Accessibility

Visitor CentresBoundary Country, Grand Forks, Thompson Okanagan

524 Central Ave, Grand Forks, British Columbia, V0H 1H0

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
Entrance
  • Entrance has no steps or if there are one or more steps, there is non-slip ramp with a maximum of 5% slope
  • One or more entry points are automated
  • Entry route has a door that is at minimum 815 mm wide
Lobby or Reception Area
  • Lowered counter at the reception or ticket desk
Elevator
  • Multiple floors with an elevator that is large enough for a 180* turn with a mobility device (minimum 1.50-metre diameter)
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)
  • Pathways are hard packed surfaces with a maximum slope 5%

Vision

  • Multiple lighting options to improve visibility

General

Service Dogs
  • Staff have been trained on guide and service dog policies

We provide visitor services for Grand Forks , the Boundary Region and British Columbia. Stop in to learn about events, trails and hikes, shopping, accommodation, restaurants and much more! Make sure and tour our building, the former 1912 Grand Forks Court House. Gallery 2: Art and Heritage Centre is on site with visual art exhibits, a Gift Shop featuring locally made items and a photographic display of regional history.