​Accessibility at Matthiessen: 

  • Parking - At the Matthiessen Dells area (CLOSED May 1 until further notice), the parking lots are asphalt with 4 accessible parking spaces. Concrete sidewalks are adjacent to the parking lots. There is a wheelchair ramp to the law enforcement office. 

  • Restrooms - The Matthiessen Dells area (CLOSED May 1 until further notice) has an accessible flush toilet, and the Matthiessen River Area has three accessible vault toilets with concrete pathways leading to them. 

  • Picnicking - The large shelter near the fort (CLOSED May-August 1, 2022) is accessible and has a concrete path leading to it from the parking area.

  • Trails - There is a 1/4-mile trail at the Matthiessen Lake Shelter Area (CLOSED May-August 1, 2022). There is a wooden ramp to the Lake Falls bridge then a concrete path leading west. The bridge surface is weather dependent. 

  • Camping - Our Equestrian campground (OPEN May1-November 1) offers one accessible campsite and a rider loading ramp. There are concrete sidewalks to the vault toilets. 

  • Service animals are welcome in the park, and water is available in hydrants at the shelter areas.