Rules of Steep Rock Preserve

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Please help us protect the natural beauty and integrity of the preserve by not removing or destroying plants and wildlife.

  • Open sunrise to sunset, daily.
  • Park cars in designated areas.
  • All motorized vehicles are prohibited beyond parking areas.
  • No hunting.
  • No alcoholic beverages.
  • No loud noise or music.
  • Dogs must be leashed at all times.
  • Horseback riding is permitted according to posted signs.
  • Tent camping at designated sites is by reservation only. Please call the Steep Rock office for reservations and availability.
  • Fires are permitted only in the provided grills. Ground camp fires are prohibited.
  • Do not harm trees by chopping, carving or driving nails.
  • Do not litter: please carry out what you carry in.

Mountain Bike Rules:

  • Stay on the designated trail and please obey seasonal postings.
  • Do not speed. Speed limit is 15 mph.
  • Dismount when approaching horses.
  • Always yield to people on foot.
  • No more than four riders in a group.

Winter Trail Rules:

  • Cross-Country Skiers: Please set tracks on one side of the trail only.
  • Hikers, Snowshoers and dogs please respect ski tracks by keeping to the other side of the trail.