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Trail Hours and Rules

NOTICE: The Saunders-Monticello Trail will remain closed from the Visitor Center as we assess damage to the trail from recently fallen trees.  The lower portion of the Saunders-Monticello Trail will remain open up to the fourth boardwalk.  Please enjoy the Pond Trail, 7 miles of Rustic Trails, and Secluded Farm.  We are sorry for this inconvenience and will have an update as soon as possible.  

Trail and park users are asked to respect the following rules:

  • The Saunders-Monticello Trail and Kemper Park are open all year, 7am to 7pm. Restroom and drink facilities are available at the David M. Rubenstein visitor center.  
  • Please stay to the right on trails.
  • Bicycles must observe a 10 mph speed limit and yield to pedestrians at all times.
  • Cyclists should pass pedestrians on the left and proceed with caution.
  • Boardwalk sections of trail will be closed to bicycles in wet conditions.
  • Dogs are welcome in Kemper Park only.
  • Dogs must be kept on a leash.
  • Please heed the no parking signs along Rt. 53.

Please enjoy and respect the Trail and Park. Call 984-9822 or e-mail for further information.

NOTE: Trail users are responsible for monitoring weather conditions and should leave the Parkway as quickly as possible in case of storms. In severe weather, there is a risk of lightning strikes and of falling branches and trees.

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