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General Rules

  • User Permits required.

  • Everyone must wear a DOT or SNELL approved helmet and eye protection.

  • All operators and passengers on an ATV, UTV, or motorcycle must follow manufacturers’ recommendations.

  • All operators and passengers on an ATV, UTV, or motorcycle must meet manufacturers’ minimum age requirements. No booster or car seats are allowed.

  • Obey all signs, gates, and barriers.

  • Stay on marked trails.

  • Adult supervision is required for those under age 16.

  • Do not leave any trash or litter behind.

  • No alcoholic beverages may be consumed or carried.

  • Drive or ride at a speed reasonable for conditions.

  • No camping.

  • Firearms are allowed. If the firearm is a handgun for personal protection, then you can carry it concealed or unconcealed, loaded or unloaded,  whether you have a concealed carry permit or not. If it is a long gun that you are using for hunting purposes and are traveling on the Trail System to get to a hunting location, it must be unloaded and cased while on the Trail System. No hunting is allowed from or on the Trail System itself.

  • No fires.

  • Stay alert at all times, be aware of oncoming traffic.

  • Trails only open during daylight hours.


     


 

 

ORV-Specific Rules

  • ORVs are ONLY permitted on the Bearwallow trail system.

  • Driver and passengers are required to wear helmets.

  • Driver and passengers must have valid trail permits.

  • A valid driver’s license is required to operate an ORV.

  • All passengers must be over 8 years of age, or 4’9” tall. No booster or car seats are allowed.

  • Seat belts must be worn at all times. the number of passengers is limited to the number of factory installed seat belts.

  • ORVs are required to have a roll cage on all most difficult (black and black/red) trails.


 

UTV-Specific Rules

The driver and passengers of a UTV must:

  • Wear seat belts at all times; the number of passengers is limited to the number of factory installed seat belts.

  • Keep their hands, arms, feet, head and legs inside the vehicle at all times during operation.

  • Possess a valid owner’s manual for the machine being operated that is able to be produced upon request.

  • Stay on designated trails. UTVs are permitted on easiest, more difficult, and select most difficult trails (signed accordingly).

  • UTVs must be equipped with a steering wheel and low pressure tires.