Department of Environmental Protection Logo
Florida Parks Services Logo

Florida Caverns State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Florida Caverns Cave Standard Day Tour

In order to participate in this program one must:

  • Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instruction independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to a 63-67 degree subterranean atmosphere for 1 hour.
  • Must have the ability to navigate through dimly lit passages.
  • Must have the ability to traverse narrow and uneven terrain for 1 mile, independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to navigate a passage 51 inches high for 17 feet.
  • Must have the ability to navigate a passage 2 feet in width for 5 feet.
  • Must have the ability to traverse 45 steps, 10 with no handrail.