Northwest Region District 1 (1 park project)
$10,000 - St. Andrews State Park - Panama City, FL - Wheelchair marina lift at the boat basin providing loading and unloading for those with physical disabilities who desire to boat or fish.
Northeast Region District 2 (4 park projects)
$7,500 – Suwannee River State Park – Live Oak, FL – The additional of ADA Mobi-Mat will help thousands of visitors with physical challenges to enjoy the riverfront and park amenities with their families.
$7,000 – Fort Clinch State Park – Fernandina Beach, FL - A powered wheelchair allows persons with disabilities access to trails, beaches, and other pathways which they otherwise would have difficulty traversing.
$7,000 - Little Talbot Island State Park – Jacksonville, FL – The addition of Mobi-Mat will help thousands of visitors with mobility issues be able to enjoy the beach with their families.
$7,000 – Rainbow Springs State Park – Dunnellon, FL – A powered wheelchair allows persons with mobility challenges access to trails and other park amenities which they otherwise would have difficulty using.
Central Region District 3 (3 Park Projects)
$80,000 - Lake Louisa State Park – Orlando, FL – A universally accessible playground will include ADA components such as pour-in-place surfacing, transfer steps (with railings), accessible talk tube and an ADA swing. The parks’ Citizen Support Organization, the not for profit supporting the park has raised $25,000 for this project.
$35,000 – Fort Mose Historic State Park – St. Augustine, FL - The addition of a kayak launch and lift will benefit all who desire to participate in water activities in the park’s adjacent Robinson’s Creek.
$15,000 - Sebastian Inlet State Park – Melbourne Beach, FL - An ADA accessible electric gate with lighted and Braille keypad to the campground will ensure universal safe entrance and exit at night. Persons with physical limitations will not have to get out of the car to open and close the gate. The Friends of Sebastian Inlet State Park, the not for profit supporting the park has raised $2,000 towards this effort.
Southwest Region District 4 (6 park projects)
$275,000 - Myakka River State Park - Sarasota, FL – ADA accessible playground located at the highest use area of the parks’ upper lake. This playground will include universally accessible components such as pour-in-place surfacing, transfer steps (with railings), an accessible talk tube and an ADA swing, as well as concrete walkway to the playground connecting the nearby existing accessible pavilion and ADA parking site.
$175,000 - Myakka River State Park - Sarasota, FL - 20’ x 20’ ADA deck and gangway on the Myakka River to allow wildlife viewing and access for disabled fishermen.
$60,000 - Lovers Key State Park – Fort Myers Beach, FL - ADA video including the components of open captioning, signing and assisted listening which features the park and a guided kayak tour. The Friends of Lovers Key, a not for profit supporting the park have raised $25,000 for the project.
$60,000 - Lovers Key State Park – Fort Myers Beach, FL - Accessible canoe/kayak launch, an ADA parking space and a walkway to and between picnic areas enhancing overall access to the parks amenities.
$45,000 - Don Pedro Island State Park – Boca Grande, FL - Install 460 feet of “Mobi-Mat” for disabled guests. The park is accessible only by boat. Guests land at the dock and the Mobi-Mat will allow the physically challenged access to the main use areas (restroom, pavilions, grills and more). Currently, the pathway is not universally accessible due to loose sand.
$10,000 - Myakka River State Park – Sarasota, FL - Provide ADA accessible parking, and a path to a new pad at the campfire circle for persons with disabilities to enjoy Ranger lead interpretive programs.
Southeast Region District 5 (5 park projects)
$50,000 - John U. Lloyd Beach State Park - Dania Beach, FL - ADA accessible kayak launch on Whiskey Creek from the concession building. This improvement expands upon already improved disabled parking places to an existing accessible path to the concession building.
$25,000 – John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park - Key Largo, FL – Produce an accessible park video by including the ADA components of open captioning, signing and assisted listening.
$15,000 - Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park – Key Biscayne, FL - Historic lighthouse addition of lighthouse-top live-feed video cameras to the visitors center for people with physical disabilities or other impairments to enjoy the view of Biscayne Bay and the Miami metro area.
$10,000 - John U. Lloyd Beach State Park – Dania Beach, FL – Stabilizing the terrain at various locations along the trail and adding ADA accessible entrance and exit ramps will provide people with mobility challenges better access from the boardwalk to the Barrier Island Nature Trail.
$7,500 - John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park – Key Largo, FL – Mobi-Mat will provide physically challenged visitors improved beach access.