It’s all about RESPECT-ing other users, expecting other user types, and being kind to the land and landowners who grant us free access.
R ide and recreate on Designated and Open trails only
-Know before you go and Check for Trail Conditions, Closures, and updates at:
BATSvt.org Homepage where TrailHub is located (can Download App)
E nvironmental Impact
–Pack Out Dog Poop
-Pack out ALL trash (even tissues)!
-Avoid trails when wet to reduce ruts and widening of trails (hard to fix them after damaged). Trail use is discouraged after a rain event. Wait until they are dry!
– Stay on the trail. Don’t make it wider. If there is a puddle go through it..
–Skidding damages trails– ride don’t slide
–Absolutely no shortcutting. Stay on designated trails- it causes erosion & damages habitat
S hare the trail with other users
–DOGS MUST BE ON A LEASH on SVC Property, & within control/voice command everywhere else (refer to map)
-Yield to uphill traffic when possible. When in doubt, give the other user the right of way. Smaller groups yield to larger groups.