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Hillsborough River State Park
Essential Eligibility Criteria


Canoe Rental

In order to participate in this program, one:

  • Must not exceed 300 lbs with gear on.
  • Must have the ability to wear a properly fitted personal flotation device.
  • Must have the ability to enter and exit the canoe independently, with the assistance of a companion or with the use of adaptive equipment.
  • Must have the ability to remain seated, maneuver, and balance independently, 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.

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 aid of a personal flotation device.