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Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Parks & Wilderness Areas, Accessibility

250 Allan Brooks Way, Vernon, British Columbia, V1H 1G2

Health and Safety Info

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
  • One or more entry points are automated
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
Activities & Transportation
  • Key activities are accessible to guests using mobility devices
  • Information displays (if applicable) at a lower height
  • Accessible spaces have clear views of the main activity (i.e. stage, viewing area)

Vision

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Cognitive & Sensory Friendly

Overall Space
  • Staff are available to accompany guests through the venue as a guide, and to describe the sights

Perched atop the grasslands 5 min. south of Vernon the Allan Brooks Nature Centre is a top attraction and a great place to satisfy your natural curiosity and reconnect with the joys and excitement of the natural world. Here you will be rewarded with outstanding views of the surrounding landscape including Okanagan, Kalamalka, and Swan Lakes and four distinct ecosystems of the region. If you’re looking for information on parks and recreation amenities of the region, including biodiversity hotspots and the very best bird watching locations, you’ll find plenty of it here at the nature centre.