Three women enjoy an outdoor table with the Black Hills in the background

Wheelchair Accessible Hotels & Lodging

These favorites make it possible for everyone to enjoy their South Dakota vacation.

Imagine waking up to the soft rustle of prairie grass, the sight of sun glinting through mountain peaks or the sounds of wildlife just outside your door. In South Dakota, this vision is not only possible, it’s accessible. From downtown hotels in places like Rapid City and Sioux Falls to cabins surrounded by nature, there is no shortage of accessible accommodations — and activities — for travelers with mobility and sensory needs. 

Please note this is not an exhaustive list; travelers should contact properties for specific information on ADA compliance, sensory aids and mobility-focused amenities before booking.

Featuring comfy leather chairs and a cabin-like ambiance, this is the lobby of the Alex Johnson
Hotel Alex Johnson
523 6th St., Rapid City

This hotel in downtown Rapid City offers rooms with roll-in showers and grab bars. Public spaces have been designed with accessibility in mind — including van-accessible parking, visual alarms and meeting spaces with assistive listening devices — giving everyone access to explore this legendary building and perfect Black Hills base.

This hotel room features white walls, white sheets, and a modern look.
Hotel on Phillips
100 North Phillips Ave., Sioux Falls

This historic bank-turned-hotel in the heart of downtown Sioux Falls features "Elegant Deluxe" rooms with roll-in showers or bathtubs with grab bars. Hotel on Phillips complies with all ADA guidelines and uses visual and strobe alarms with the Deaf community in mind. Service support animals are welcome.

With a blue rug, gray blanket, wood window frames and a view of the Black Hills, this hotel room in Deadwood looks comfy.
The Lodge at Deadwood
100 Pine Crest Ln., Deadwood

The Lodge at Deadwood is ADA-compliant so that every visitor has a chance to win their fortune. Wheelchair-accessible paths wind through the on-site casino and into the lodge’s outdoor greenspace. Travelers with mobility impairments can rent a wheelchair for use during their stay.

The sun casts and orange glow over the Black Hills and the wooden Spearfish Canyon Lodge
Spearfish Canyon Lodge
10619 Roughlock Falls Rd., Lead

Surrounded by the beautiful Black Hills, the beloved Spearfish Canyon Lodge offers an ADA Compliant Premier Room on the first floor. The spacious king room has canyon views and accessible amenities like lowered closet rails and door peepholes, a shower chair and raised toilet height with handrails. 

A line of cabins leads to a towering mountain-like chunk of the Badlands
Cedar Pass Lodge
20681 SD-240, Interior

Unique doesn't mean inaccessible when it comes to the views at Cedar Pass Lodge. Enjoy comfort inside Badlands National Park with fully ADA-accessible cabins, as well as wheelchair-accessible campsites and RV sites. You'll find accessible areas throughout the Badlands, including visitor centers, trails and overlooks.

A mounted animal head hangs over blue chairs in the wooden and rustic entry to Sylvan Lake Lodge.
Sylvan Lake Lodge
Custer State Park

From the parking lot to the rooms and restaurant, accessibility is an important part of the nature experience at Sylvan Lake Lodge. Travelers are welcome to bring service support animals and enjoy a stay among pine and spruce trees near stunning Sylvan Lake, which boasts partly accessible trails.

Exterior shot of the multi-story, brown State Game Lodge with green grass in front of it
State Game Lodge
Custer State Park

Since 1920, the State Game Lodge has welcomed everyone from travelers to presidents. Accessibility is a priority, ensuring that all visitors can enjoy a stay at this historic property. Curb cuts, ramps and entrances are accessible for people using mobility devices, as are routes between check-in and accessible guest rooms. 

Exterior of the log cabin-style Creekside Lodge in Custer State Park, South Dakota.
Creekside Lodge
Custer State Park

Travelers wishing for modern comforts amid the nature and wildlife of Custer State Park will love the all-suite Creekside Lodge, located just 200 yards from the State Game Lodge. This newer property features spacious ADA-accessible suites on the ground floor, equipped with accessible bathrooms and separate sitting areas.

A landscape view of Bear Butte around sunset.
South Dakota Accessibility Resources

Whether you’re planning to visit landmark attractions like Mount Rushmore National Memorial and Badlands National Park or take part in South Dakota’s renowned hunting and fishing, find helpful resources for accessible travel in the 605 state.

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