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Trail Hours and Rules

A reminder for Saunders-Monticello Trail patrons: Due to the 4th of July activities at Monticello, the David M. Rubenstein Visitor Center will not be accessible from the trail until 11am. We are sorry for any inconvenience.

Hours: 6am-8pm, May - September

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

  • The Saunders-Monticello Trail and Kemper Park are open all year, except Christmas
  • Winter hours are 7am to 6pm.
  • 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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