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Lignumvitae Key Botanical State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Ranger-led Matheson Trail Tour

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for a period of approximately 2 hours.
  • Must have ability to board and disembark from boat transportation independently or with the assistance of a companion and/or with the use of adaptive equipment.
  • Must have ability to traverse trail terrain independently or with the assistance of a companion for approximately 1 ¼ -mile or 6,633 feet.
  • Must have the ability to tolerate warm to hot temperatures in sometimes buggy conditions.

In the event of capsize, one:

  • Must have the ability to right oneself and remain face up in the water with aid of a properly fitted personal floatation device.