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KINGS DOMINION                                  804-876-5000
P. O. Box 2000, Doswell, VA 23047

DIRECTIONS: I-95 Exit 98

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: This 400-acre theme and water park — Kings Dominion — is home to more than 200 rides/attractions, including 14 world-class roller coasters known to international coaster enthusiasts and daring teenagers alike! Located 20 miles north of Richmond and 75 miles south of Washington, D.C., this central Virginia theme park opens its gates to more than 13 million visitors a year.

PARKING: 73 wheelchair accessible parking spaces, near park entrance. For designated accessible parking, proper vehicle identification must be displayed; otherwise security officers are authorized to ticket and/or tow vehicles. RV parking.

TYPES OF PATHS: Paved walkways.

GUEST SERVICES: Located right of the front gate. Kings Dominion Guide for Guests with Disabilities available.

WHEELCHAIR RENTAL: Manual and motorized wheelchairs available on a first come basis. No reservations.

PUBLIC REST ROOMS: Wheelchair accessible restrooms located at Group Sales, Eiffel Tower, Congo, Grove (2), KidZville, Old Virginia, WaterWorks (2), theme areas and picnic pavilion. Doors 33 in. wide, opens in. Turns to enter. Accessible stalls have toilet 19 inches high with room for a lateral transfer, 30 in. wide doors opening out and handrails. Sink height is 31 in. A unisex restroom in First Aid is available. Ask at First Aid for information. Rest rooms are identified by a raised figure with pants or skirt on door to designate men or women

PUBLIC TELEPHONE: Wheelchair accessible phones next to restrooms throughout the park. TTY's located at Guest Services, First Aid and Cave Kids.

FIRST AID: Located near the Eiffel Tower. A licensed advanced life support facility with EMT's, and Paramedic's on duty. Refrigeration of medication or storage of special medical equipment available. Satellite locations located in KidZville at Cave Kids, and WaterWorks beside the lockers.

FOOD AND BEVERAGE FACILITIES: Accessible locations for guests in wheelchairs include Alpine Deli, Happy Days Diner, WaterWorks Restaurants, Wild Thornberries Explorer Café, Bubba Gump's Shrimp Shack, Tomb Raider Grill, Congo Grill & Pizza, and Catdog Snack Shack. Wheelchair accessible tables are located at Tower Pizza, Johnny's Burgers, all food facilities in Waterworks, and Inferno Funnel Cake.

GIFT SHOPS: Shopping assistance available for guests with disabilities. Wheelchair accessible shops are located on International Street, Congo, Grove, Old Virginia, KidZville, WaterWorks, and Nickelodeon Central.

ENTERTAINMENT FACILITIES: Accessible locations include Kingswood Amphitheater, Paramount Theater and The Showplace. Guests using wheelchairs should see an usher for assistance. Doors open 15 minutes prior to show time.

For guests with hearing disabilities, real time captioning is available for groups with 7 days advanced notice at the shows. Assistive Listening Devices are available at the Paramount Action F/X Theater.

For guests with visual disabilities, large print menus are available upon request at all food locations.

For guests with mobility disabilities, there are easily accessible paths and written material to assist in finding the easiest and fastest routes.

General procedures: See special guide for specific information on each ride's procedures. Some rides do require an access boarding time to return. Times are available from ride attendants. Please see the guide book for more specific rules and procedures. Due to the popularity of front and back seats of roller coasters, guests in wheelchairs who enter through the exit may not ride in those seats unless a member of their party waits through the line. Please see guide book for restrictions on number of guests through the exit for each ride.
Procedure for transferring from wheelchair to ride attraction: When applicable, rides will be stopped to assure a safe transfer.
Attractions not considered safe for guests in wheelchairs or with mobility disabilities: Symbols are posted next to the entrance of rides to indicate certain physical conditions which could be affected by that ride. Additional restrictions are listed in the guide book. Guest's safety is an important priority. Management reserves the right to make the final decision regarding the eligibility of a rider.

Persons with physical disabilities not using wheelchairs will be expected to wait their turn in line. Exceptions to this rule should be made in advance with park management.

Assistance dogs are allowed at most locations, but are not allowed on rides. Someone in the party must stay with the animal. A rest area and water are available for assistance dogs at the kennel; please see Guest Services to make arrangements.

Hearing devices may be damaged by water on water rides and vibration on other rides. Guests should take precautions to protect such items.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Accepted credit cards: V, MC and DS. Open spring and fall weekends, daily during summer. Call for exact schedule.


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