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Bahia Honda State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Ranger-led Kayaking Tour

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must have the ability to follow verbal and/or visual instructions independently or with assistance of a companion.
  • Must have the ability to wear a properly fitted personal flotation device.
  • Must not exceed manufacturer’s weight limit for vessel (275 lbs for single kayak, 450 lbs total for double kayak). 
  • Must have at least one person in kayak over the age of 18. 
  • Must have the ability to enter and exit the kayak independently or with the assistance of a companion or self-supplied adaptive device.
  • Must have the ability to remain seated, maneuver, and balance independently or with assistance of a companion or self supplied adaptive device. 
  • Must have the ability to withstand exposure to the outdoors, including sun, heat and insects, for up to two hours. 
  • Must have at least one person in kayak with the ability to grasp and maneuver a paddle or, or the ability to move kayak through the water in a stable manner self-supplied adaptive device.

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.