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Accessibility Information

One of the wheelchair accessible viewing platforms at the park. The park has “Grit Wheelchair”, an all-terrain wheelchair (made possible through a generous grant from the Blake Howell Foundation). The wheelchair is loaned out to visitors free of charge from the park office.

The park's Visitor Center, its restrooms, the adjacent wildlife viewing area and the Ibis Meeting Room (Group Hall) are considered wheelchair accessible. Most of our picnic tables have an overlap at the end for wheelchair accessibility. 

The park store has park maps in braille, that visitors can borrow. 

Electric mobility scooters can access most parts of the park. The following trails are considered wheelchair accessible:

  • Camino de Aves (0.9 miles) – hard packed caliche and hard-packed soil
  • Green Jay Trail (0.2 miles) – local hard-packed soil; may become muddy in wet weather
  • Spoonbill Trail (0.5 miles) –  boardwalk, but you have to traverse a short distance from the visitors center on hard-packed caliche to get to the boardwalk; call ahead for latest conditions as this trail is prone to flooding
  • Wader’s Trail (0.8 miles) – call ahead for latest conditions as some of this trail may flood after rain events
  • Alligator Lake Observation Deck – the trail to this overlook is accessible; hard packed gravel and caliche that is bumpy in some areas
  • Tropical Area (1.6 miles) – This shady area of the park is made up of asphalt streets that used to be an RV park and is wheelchair accessible throughout.

Indigo Nature Blind: Catch a glimpse of some of the park’s more secretive birds at the Indigo Blind. It’s tucked into an area of the park known as the Tropical Zone, among native trees and tropical non-native fruit trees planted by a previous owner. The blind is ADA accessible and includes a water feature. We fill a feeding station during winter months. Look for forest birds such as Green JaysWhite-tipped Doves and Alta­mira Orioles.
See a 360°-Google Streetview photo outside the Indigo Blind

Conditions can change quicklyContact the park for more information and to ask about the status of particular accessible features as some trails may flood after rain events.

Accessibility information for our other parks