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The Barnacle Historic State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Barnacle, Books, Birds, & Boats

Park is open 9 a.m. –  5p.m. with planned event activities occurring 11 a.m. – 3 p.m. Event is free with $2.00 park admission. 

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 30 minutes to 1 hour (or however long they wish to remain at the event).
  • Must have the ability to move about the various activity stations as desired independently or with the assistance of a companion or device.
  • Must have the ability to traverse a paved multi-use trail for a distance of approximately 3,580 feet (1,790 feet in each direction) independently or with the asistance of a companion or adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to sit in a chair, stand, or lie on a blanket independently or with the assistance of companion or device.
  • Must have the ability yo remove items brought in independently or with the assistance of a companion or device, as The Barnacle is a “pack it in, pack it out” park.
  • Must have the ability to listen, comprehend, and discuss stories being shared by staff.