ADA Compliant Freshwater Fishing Access

ADA Compliant Freshwater Fishing Access

adaThese freshwater fishing sites are ADA compliant and accessible to persons with disabilities in Florida. The names serve as links to the quarterly freshwater fisheries sites and forecast page where more info is available. The H, M and L under Pier, Shore and Ramp refer to High, Medium or Low quality access for the mobility impaired. Those marked with an H should be fully accessible, those with an M or L may be somewhat more challenging. The absence of a letter indicates they are not normally accessible to the mobility impaired.

Name County Pier Shore Ramp
Alligator Lake Columbia M M M
Ansin/Garcia Miami Lakes Indian River      
Apalachicola River Gulf, Liberty, Franklin, Jackson, Gadsden, Calhoun     L
Bear Lake Santa Rosa M L L
Blackwater and Yellow Rivers Santa Rosa   L L
Lake Blue Cypress Indian River      
Black Creek Clay     M
Chipola River Calhoun     L
Choctawhatchee River       L
Clermont Chain Lake M    
Lake Crescent Flagler, Putnam H M  
Dead Lake Calhoun, Gulf     L
Deerpoint Lake Bay H L L
Doctors Inlet Clay M    
Emeralda Marsh Lake      
Escambia River     L L
Everglades Conservation Areas Palm Beach, Broward, Dade H M H
Farm-13/Stick Marsh Indian River M    
Lake George Putnam, Volusia L    
Hamilton County Phosphate Pits Hamilton      
Lake Harris Lake H    
Hurricane Lake Okaloosa M M M
Lake Istokpoga Highlands M   M
Lake Jackson Leon      
Jacksonville Community Ponds Duval, Clay H   L
Juniper Lake Walton L L L
Karick Lake Okaloosa L L L
Kenansville Lake Indian River      
Lake Kissimmee Osceola      
Lake Lochloosa Alachua M    
Lake Lotus  Seminole      
Medard Reservoir Hillsborough M   M
Merritt's Mill Pond       L
Miami-Dade, Broward & West Palm Canals Broward, Miami-Dade, West Palm L M M
Lake Monroe Seminole, Volusia   M  
Montgomery Lake Columbia H    
Newnan's Lake Alachua L L  
Ocala Forest Lakes Lake, Marion L,M L  
Ocean Pond Baker M   L
Ocheesee Pond       L
Ochlockonee River       L
Okeechobee Palm Beach, Martin, Glades, Okeechobee, Hendry H L H
Oklawaha River Marion, Putnam H L  
Orange Lake Alachua M M  
Lake Osborne Palm Beach H M H
Lake Panasoffkee Sumter      
Lake Parker Polk M   H
Peace River Polk, Hardee, Desoto, Charlotte L L L
Rodman Reservoir Putnam M    
Lake Rousseau Citrus and Levy H   M
Saddle Creek Park Polk H   H
St. Johns River Brevard, Flagler, Lake, Orange, Putnam, Seminole, St. Johns, Volusia L,M L,M  
St. Mary's River Nassau, Baker      
Lake Sampson Bradford L    
Lake Santa Fe Alachua     M
Lake Seminole Jackson, Gadsden     L
Shoal River Okaloosa L L L
Lake Stone Escambia L L L
Suwannee Lake Suwannee H   M
Suwannee/Santa Fe rivers Suwannee, et al. M   M
Lake Talquin Gadsden, Leon H   L
Lake Tarpon Pinellas H   M
Tenoroc Pits Polk H   H
Lake Tohopekaliga Osceola M    
Lake Trafford Collier H M M
Tsala Apopka Chain Citrus M   M
Lake Victor Holmes L L L
Lake Walk-in-Water Polk     M
Watertown Lake Columbia L   L
Wauberg Lake Alachua      
Webb Lake & Marl Ponds Polk   L  
Winter Haven Chain Polk H   L
Withlacoochee River Citrus, Marion, Sumter, Levy, Hernando      
Withlacoochee River Hamilton, Madison      
Lake Yale Lake      

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