Department of Environmental Protection Logo
Florida Parks Services Logo

Savannas Preserve State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Volunteer-led Canoe/Kayak Tours

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must not exceed manufacturer’s weight limit for vessel, with gear (300 lbs.)
  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently and/or with assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to wear a properly fitted personal flotation device.
  • Must have the ability to enter and exit the canoe/kayak independently or with assistance of a companion or with the use of self supplied adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to remain seated, maneuver, and balance independently or with assistance of a companion or with the use of self supplied adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to withstand sun and heat for up to three hours.
  • Must have at least one person in canoe/kayak with the ability to move it through the water in a stable manner and return it back to launching area.

In the event of a capsize, one:

  • Must have the ability to get out from under the watercraft, independently.
  • Must have the ability to right oneself and remain face up in the water with the aid of a personal flotation device.