Geocaching Rules

These rules are general rules for all of our parks and may differ slightly at each location. Please check your desired location for additional information.

  • The park closes at 9 p.m. or at dusk, whichever comes first, and opens at 8 a.m.
  • Swimming is permitted in designated areas only
  • No pets of any kind are allowed on park property, except where designated.
  • Camping is prohibited.
  • Bicycles are not allowed on the nature trails.
  • Fires are allowed only within receptacles approved and designated for such purposes.
  • Any form of gambling, lottery or game of chance on park property is prohibited.
  • The speed limit in the park is 20 miles per hour. Motor driven vehicles are allowed only on roads and in parking areas.
  • It shall be unlawful for the operator of a vehicle to stop, stand, or park such vehicle upon any roadway or in a parking area in such manner as to form an obstruction to traffic thereon.
  • No person shall fire, discharge or have in their possession any rocket, firecracker, torpedo, squib, other fireworks or any substance of an explosive nature on park property.
  • The use of a loudspeaker, public address system or amplifier on park property without written permission from the park manager is prohibited.
  • It shall be unlawful for any person to engage in any violent, abusive, loud, boisterous, vulgar, lewd, wanton, obscene or otherwise disorderly conduct tending to create a breach of the peace, or to disturb or annoy staff or other patrons, while in or on any property administered by or under the jurisdiction of the Commission.
  • No person shall at any time bring into or upon the properties of the Commission, nor have in their possession, nor discharge or bow or other weapon that discharges projectiles either by air, explosive substance or any other force. Provided, or bow or other weapon that discharges projectiles either by air, explosive substance or any other force. Provided, however, that this section shall not apply to any deputy sheriff, police officer, peace officer, or other duly appointed enforcement officer while carrying out the duties and responsibilities of their position.
  • No person shall upon park property:
    • Cut, pick, gather, uproot, remove, or destroy any tree, branch, sapling, bush, shrub, foliage, flower, plant, or grass, whether alive or dead, or chip, blaze, box, girdle, trim, or otherwise deface or injure any tree or shrub
    • Remove or cause to be removed any sod, earth, humus, peat, boulders, gravel, or sand without written permission of the Commission.
  • Nothing in these rules shall:
    • Prohibit or hinder duly authorized agents of the Commission or the Sheriffs Department from performing their official duties
    • Prohibit the Commission, director, or park manager from establishing emergency rules required to protect the health, welfare and safety of park visitors and to protect park property, and to maintain order.
  • Rolling Hills Park only - No person shall bring into use or navigate any boat, yacht, canoe, raft or watercraft upon any watercourse, lagoon, lake, pond or slough located within or upon the properties administered by the Commission, except those watercrafts provided or designated for such purpose.

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