Rules & Regulations

General Rules


  • Hours of operation: Sunrise to sunset
  • Pets must be on a leash no longer than 8 feet
  • Alcoholic beverages prohibited
  • Motorized vehicles allowed on roads and parking lots only (ATVs are prohibited)
  • Dangerous weapons prohibited (ex: firearms including BB guns, pellet guns, paint ball guns, sling shots, knives, blow gun, metal knuckles, bows)
  • Damage to or removal of any natural or historic feature is prohibited (grape vines, fossils, trees, plants)
  • Releasing domestic or wild animals is prohibited
  • Bicycles may only be operated on roadways and paved bike trails. Riders must obey the same traffic regulations as motor vehicles
  • Feeding wildlife is prohibited
  • Fires are permitted in grills and designated areas only
  • Swimming is prohibited
  • Stay on trails, rock climbing is prohibited
  • Fishing is permitted (state fishing regulations are enforced), Spring Lakes Park requires a county fishing permit only
  • Mushroom hunting for personal use is permitted at park sites unless the area is closed due to ground conditions

Codified Park Rules & Regulations


These (above) are just the top few rules and regulations found in the full document. The full Codified Park Rules and Regulations document (PDF) is available online or by stopping by our office located at:
575 Ledbetter Road
Xenia, OH 45385