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Ichetucknee Springs State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Sunrise Canoe Tours

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must not exceed the manufacturer’s limit for the vessel (maximum of 4 persons, 750 pounds total, including all gear).
  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with the 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 independently or with the assistance of a companion or with the use of adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to remain seated, maneuver, and balance independently or with the assistance of a companion or with the use of adaptive equipment.
  • At least one person in the canoe must have the ability to move it through the water in a stable manner and return it back to the launching area and/or other points of disembarkation.
  • Must have the ability to traverse up to 1000 feet of walkway independently or with the assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors and insects for as long as they choose to attend the event.

In the event of a capsize, you must have:

 

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