Apple River Canyon

​Accessibility at Apple River Canyon:


  • Parking - All parking lots are asphalt with accessible parking spaces. There are cement sidewalks adjacent to the parking lots. 

  • Trails - The Primrose trail is a 300 yard wheelchair accessible trail that starts at the campground and ends at the observation deck. 

  • Restrooms - There are accessible vault toilets throughout the park which are connected to paved parking areas.

  • Camping - In the Walnut Grove youth group area, campsite #4 is ADA accessible. In the Canyon Ridge campground, site #23 is a first-come first-serve accessible site, and site #43 is a reservable accessible site. All sites are non-electric, and the park does not have a shower building. Reservations can be made at ExploreMoreIL™.

  • Service animals are welcome in the park. Water is available throughout the park from April 15th through October 31st. Water is available by the park office November 1st to April 14th.