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Trail Rules & General Trail Etiquette

Trail Rules & General Trail Etiquette

Rules, Regulations
& Etiquette

Trail Rules

Some trails cross jurisdictions along route. Rules vary by jurisdiction.

System-Wide Rules:

  1. Yield to pedestrians.
  2. Keep to the right, pass on the left.
  3. Give an audible warning when passing.
  4. Maintain safe, courteous speeds.
  5. Keep pets on a leash.
  6. Clean up after pets.
  7. Keep the greenway trash free.
  8. No trespassing after hours.
  9. No motor vehicles.
  10. No alcohol, camping, hunting, or fires.

Botetourt County Hours:

  • Hours: Dawn to dusk.

City of Roanoke Hours:

  • Hours: 6 am – 11 pm.

City of Salem Hours:

  • Hours: Dawn to dusk.

Roanoke County Hours:

  • Hours: 6 am -9 pm.

Town of Vinton Hours:

  • Hours: 6 am – 11 pm.

General Trail Etiquette

  1. Share the trail.
  2. Slow down when congested.
  3. Do not take up more than half the trail.
  4. Keep leashes short.
  5. Wear appropriate safety equipment.
  6. Step off the trail when stopping.
  7. Scoop the poop immediately.
  8. Carry trash to waste receptacles.