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Beach Wheelchairs and Accessibility

Importance of Wheelchair Accessibility
Walking in the sand can be a challenge for many on their feet; It's nearly impossible for those with disabilities in a wheelchair. Fortunately, the counties of Walton and Okaloosa recognize this issue and have come up with a couple of solutions to combat the problem. Everyone deserves the chance to go out on the beautiful white beach and take in all the Emerald Coast has to offer!
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South Walton's Beach Wheelchair Program
To help give people in wheelchairs their freedom on the beach, South Walton introduced their Beach Wheelchair Program. This program has put together beach wheelchairs at 5 beach access points through the spring and summer season. The lifeguards are there with a smile on their face to take you down to the beach and back up whenever you decide to leave. The longterm goal of the program is to install rubber mats that can be rolled out on the sand to provide even better accessibility for the chairs. 
Beach Wheelchair Access Points
These are the 5 known beach wheelchair access points that you can find a beach wheelchair to rent. These points are open from 10:30AM to 5:30PM everyday from March 1st through September. 
3468 E Co Highway 30-A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32549
1931 E Co Highway 30-A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32549
Inlet Area
438 South Orange Street: Inlet Beach Tower 1
Miramar Beach
2375 Scenic Gulf Drive Miramar Beach, FL 32550
4447 W. Co. Highway 30-A Santa Rosa Beach, FL 32549
Beach Access Map Legend
To visualize things better, here's a map from pointing out beach access points and those specific ones that cater to the handicap in the Miramar Beach area. 
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