Rules and Regulations - Sandy Creek Park

Sandy Creek Park is governed by the ordinances of Athens-Clarke County. General park rules are listed below. Facility-specific rules are posted at facilities and on the associated webpages. Park patrons are responsible for knowing and following all ordinances and park rules and regulations. Anyone violating these rules may be removed.

General Park Rules

ClockPatrons remaining after posted park closing time will be ticketed to exitCarAutomobiles must remain on pavement
Park in designated spaces only
Pick Up LitterPick up after yourselfNo SmokingNo smoking
No AlcoholNo alcohol, except by permitNo Amplified NoiseNo amplified sound, except by permit
Pick Up After Your PetPick up after petDogs Must Be on LeashPets must be on leash, except in Dog Parks
Bikes AllowedBicycles must remain on paved roads
No bicycles on trails
Stay on TrailStay on trails
No Feeding AnimalsDo not feed wildlifeNo Picking PlantsNo plant removal
No FiresFires prohibited, except in provided grills, fireplaces, and fire pits.No SwimmingSwimming prohibited, except in Beach Swimming Area
No BoatingGas-powered watercraft prohibited
GA Boating Regulations apply
Horseback TrailHorses permitted only on Buckeye Trail
Negative Coggins Report required
FishingFish in designated areas only
GA Fishing Regulations apply
No TentsNo tents, except by permit

Permits are required for special events, commercial activities, tents, and organized sports.
Patrons may be asked to leave to accommodate programming, special events, or maintenance activities.
All outdoor facilities are closed when thunder can be heard or lightning can be seen.

Use park facilities and property at your own risk.
Park entry is subject to all applicable ordinances, rules, and regulations.
A full list of park regulations is available in Chapter 1-10 of the Code of Athens-Clarke County, GA.

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