General Trail Use Guidelines
- Respect the environment, landowners and other trail users.
- Alerts issued for things such as tree harvesting or fires take priority over trail use.
- Trails are available for use by cyclists, runners and hikers alike, dependent on the area that you use.
- Safety is your responsibility
- Each user must be in possession of a valid permit where/when required by the land owner/manager
- Cyclists must wear helmets at all times for their own protection
- Respect official landowner signage which has been placed there for a reason
- Stay on the demarcated routes, where applicable. Where no signage is available you have the option to download the GPX file from this site for self-navigation and ensure that your devise (watch, cycling computer or smart phone) is sufficiently charged.
- Do not use the routes/trails alone.
- Kids must be accompanied by adults
- Do not litter
- Don’t take dogs into areas where they are not allowed and always keep them on a leash.
- No fires, smoking or camping allowed
- No unauthorized motorized vehicles allowed
- Do not remove, damage or disturb fauna or flora
- No unauthorized trail building or opening of new routes are allowed without written consent from the landowner
- Do not change/adjust/interfere with any infrastructure along the trail, eg. course design or trail features, harvesting equipment, fences, signage or contractor’s equipment. This may result in a criminal offense.
- Please report vandalism: firstname.lastname@example.org
Your assistance in adhering to these rules will help keep George Trails an enjoyable experience for everybody and keep unnecessary friction to a minimum. Landowners reserves the right to access on their land and we need to respect their rules. Let’s all work together, be safe and have fun in the #trailrepublic
Please follow these ‘common sense’ guidelines to ensure everyone has a great time in the trails
- Respect other trail users
- Respect land owners/managers and the natural environment
- Move out of the way of faster users
- Cyclist, make runners/hikers aware that you are approaching
- Leave only footprints and tracks, don’t litter
- Look out for trail users moving in the opposite direction