Park Rules and Regulations

Rules for Safety and Fairness

  • The park is open from dawn to dusk
  • Dogs must be leashed and kept under control at all times. Pick up and properly dispose of dog waste.
  • Alcohol, other intoxicants, and illegal substances are prohibited
  • Fireworks are prohibited
  • Motor vehicles are prohibited, unless as permitted for handicapped accessibility
  • No swimming
  • Commercial activities are prohibited unless special permits are granted.
  • Disorderly conduct, including excessive loudness, loitering and indecency is prohibited
  • Visitors must stay on designated trails
  • Trespassing onto adjacent property is prohibited
  • Special events must be scheduled with the Park District in advance

Rules for the Protection of Resources

  • Removal or disturbance of vegetation is prohibited without the written permission from the Director
  • Planting seeds or plants in the park is prohibited without the written permission from the Director
  • Hunting or harming wild animals is prohibited
  • The release of animals on park land is prohibited
  • Keep the park clean—carry out and properly dispose of your trash
  • Removal or alteration of Park property is prohibited

Trail Etiquette

Consideration and polite behavior are essential in order to ensure the enjoyment of all
trail users and protection of our natural resources

  • Stay on designated trails.
  • Obey traffic signs and rules.
  • Share the trail, watch and listen for others.
  • Keep right so others can pass.
  • Warn other trail users when passing by giving an audible signal.
  • Keep all pets on leash.
  • Pack out all garbage and litter, including your pet’s waste
  • Respect adjoining landowners’ rights and privacy.