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Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Howling Hammock

Beach Hammock Trail
In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instruction independently or with the assistance of a companion or with adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to sit or stand independently or with the assistance of a companion for the length of stay.

Read and Find Walk
In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must have the ability to follow visual and/or verbal instruction independently or with the assistance of a companion or adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors for a period of 45 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Must have the ability to traverse uneven, sandy or wet terrain for ¼ mile, independently or with the assistance of a companion. (Trail conditions vary and roots are common.)