Mobility and Sensory-friendly Attractions
The Georgia Aquarium welcomes visitors with disabilities and their service dogs. Visitors on the last Sunday of every month can enjoy American Sign Language translation for the first sea lion and dolphin presentations of the day. The Aquarium is a Certified Autism Center. Many guests find the social story beneficial in their planning.
Accessible Amusement Park
Six Flags Over Georgia offers an Attraction Accessibility Program designed for guests with cognitive disorders and disabilities. Guests must obtain the IBCCES Individual Accessibility Card by registering at www.accessibilitycard.org and present the card and an information sheet at the park to receive accommodations. American Sign Language Interpreting will be available if requested at least 7 days in advance of your visit. To arrange for sign language interpreting services, call (770) 739-3400 ext. 3183. Six Flags has been designated as a Certified Autism Center (CAC) from the IBCCES, and team members are undergoing the certification process. Review the park’s full guidelines for complete details, including attraction descriptions.
Accessible State Parks & Historic Sites
The Georgia Department of Natural Resources has partnered with the Aimee Copeland Foundation to provide free, high mobility all-terrain track wheelchairs at 10 state parks, historic sites and a wildlife center. Qualifying park visitors can use the chairs for hiking, hunting, fishing and other outdoor education and recreational activities. Review the list of Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites that have the chairs and the instructions for how to become certified to use the chairs.
In addition to the all-terrain chairs, Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites have a wide range of accessible amenities and places to stay. Review the full list.
Accessible Nature Area
Many areas of Stone Mountain Park are accessible to guests with disabilities. Wheelchairs and Electric Convenience Vehicles can be rented on a first-come, first-served basis during full operation days (see Attraction calendar). Due to the nature and layout of the park, Stone Mountain Park recommends that anyone legally blind or who has vision impairments enjoy the park with a companion. Entrances to all attractions are accessible, including the Summit Skyride cable car, which transports guests to the top of the mountain. Service animals may be accommodated, and accessible restrooms are located at the lower and upper terminals. On the Scenic Railroad train, a wheelchair lift is available as well as designated wheelchair parking inside with a two-point tie-down system for up to two wheelchairs. Download the park’s Accessibility Guide in PDF format for complete details, including attraction descriptions.
Accessible Scenic Train Ride
Blue Ridge Scenic Railway offers short-distance sightseeing train excursions, departing from downtown Blue Ridge. One of its railcars is equipped with a lift that can accommodate wheelchairs. To make reservations for the car, call (877) 413-8724. A limited number of wheelchairs can be included on each trip. View photos of the train car interiors, general photos and special events before your visit.