Trail Rules

Caution, Courtesy & Common Sense

For your safety and enjoyment, please use caution, courtesy, and common sense while on the Old Number 9 and other trails. The following trail rules have been established to keep you and others safe while on city trails:

  • Always be aware of your speed and trail conditions.
  • Be considerate of all trail users.
  • Be especially courteous to users with special needs.
  • Do not destroy or deface any natural or artificial improvements to the trail.
  • Do not dump or litter on the trail. If you see litter, please pick it up.
  • Do not frighten, annoy, injure, or kill any wild or native animals or birds.
  • Keep horses off the improved trail service. Stay on the grass.
  • Keep pets on short leashes and under control, and keep pet waste off the trail.
  • Keep to the right and pass on the left.
  • Respect private property by staying on the trail.
  • Share the trail courteously; communicate by giving audible signals when passing other users.
  • Use extra caution where a trail or path crosses a street.
  • Yield to pedestrians if you are an in-line skater or bicyclist.

Commercial activities and unauthorized motor vehicles (except wheelchairs) are not permitted on site.

Contact Information

To report unsafe trail conditions, please call 830-248-1635. In an emergency, dial 911.