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Accessible Attractions

The Cummer Museum & Gardens offers large print guides, pre-scheduled ASL services, touch tours for those who are blind or have low vision and more.

iFLY Jacksonville features All Abilities Night the first Monday of every month from 5 to 8 p.m., offering individuals with physical or cognitive challenges the opportunity to indoor skydive.

The Museum of Science and History (MOSH) can provide weighted wraps, noise reducing headphones, a sensory map, pre-scheduled ASL services, raised versions of sky maps and more.

Other attractions with accessible offerings include Catty Shack Ranch, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Jacksonville Zoo & Gardens and the St. Johns Town Center.


Accessible Outdoor Adventures

Jacksonville boasts the largest urban park system in the nation with 80,000 acres of parks, gardens and arboretums. Travelers with disabilities will find many outdoor activities are open to them, offering opportunity for exploration and adventure.

The City of Jacksonville’s Disabled Services Division works closely with many local rehabilitation and non-profit agencies to provide adaptive recreation, including kayaking. The Parks & Recreation Division website offers a directory that can be filtered for accessible amenities and wheelchair access.

Popular local State Parks Little Talbot Island and Big Talbot Island both have a paved pathway, among other accessible offerings. Other State Parks have accessible features, including Pumpkin Hill Creek Preserve. Each of the seven local State Parks is different, and it’s recommended that visitors check individual pages for details.

The Timucuan Ecological and Historic Preserve National Park features two sites offering self-guided audio tours, Kingsley Plantation and Fort Caroline.

The Jacksonville Arboretum & Gardens and Tree Hill Nature Center have accessible walkways and trails.

The Jacksonville Baldwin Rail Trail offers a 12-foot wide paved trail.

Atlantic Beach and Jacksonville Beach offer beach wheelchairs at no cost.


Accessibility at Special Event Venues

Jacksonville’s special event venues offer accessible accommodations. Visit the links below to learn more about the accessible offerings at each specific venue.