ALERT! For the safety of our community, the Saunders-Monticello Trail is temporarily closed to public through April 23. Learn more »


The Trail Hours are as follows:

  • Fall: Sept 16-Dec 20 – 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Winter: Dec 21-Mar 10 – 7 a.m.-6 p.m.
  • Spring: March 11-April 31 – 7 a.m.-7 p.m.
  • Summer: May 1 – Sept 15 – 6 a.m.-8 p.m.

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

  • The Saunders-Monticello Trail and Kemper Park are open all year, except Christmas
  • 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.
  • Leashed dogs are welcome on all trails—except on boardwalk portions of the Saunders-Monticello Trail.
  • 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.