1501:17-1-03 Visitation of nature preserves or natural areas; restrictions.

Persons shall be permitted within the confines of a nature preserve or natural area only in those areas and facilities provided for general public use.

When a trial or trail system is present , no person shall leave the trail or trail system, except with written permission of the chief of the division. In state nature preserves or natural areas that are open to the general public by access permit only, persons must receive written permission from the chief of the division to enter upon said areas and must carry said written permission while on the area and present it upon request. Areas and facilities provided for general public use are open from a half hour before sunrise to a half hour after sunset unless otherwise posted.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/06/2015 and 11/06/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 1517.02
Rule Amplifies: 1517.021
Prior Effective Dates: 7/11/77; 4/27/84; 7/25/95; 6/13/98, 10/1/07, 9/20/10