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ALERT

The Kanopolis State Park Office will be closed: Wed., Dec. 24 at 12:00 through Dec. 28 and Jan. 1, 2015.

TRAIL SEASON

  1. Trails within the park are open year-round.
  2. The Prairie Trail and Alum Creek Trail are closed from November 1 thru January 31. Alum Creek Trail may be closed at times for hunting seasons. Contact the park office for current status.
  3. Trails or portions of trails may be closed during high water.

TRAIL ACCESS

  1. Trailhead A—Rockin K Campground – Horses
  2. Trailhead B—Horsethief Canyon Parking – Horses
  3. Trailhead C—Buffalo Tracks Canyon Parking – Mountain Bikes & Hikers
  4. Trailhead D Rockwall Campground - Mountain Bikes and Hikers
  5. Traihead E Split Boulder Trail - Mountain Bikes and Hikers

Please use proper trailheads to alleviate congestion and conflicts.

TRAIL RULES
To help maintain the beauty of the trails and keep them open, please follow these rules:

  1. Park all vehicles in designated parking areas with a vehicle permit properly displayed.
  2. NO MOTORIZED VEHICLES ON THE TRAILS (state vehicles for law enforcement and maintenance excepted.)
  3. Trail access is allowed only from designated trailheads.
  4. Camp only in designated areas and display all permits.
  5. NO CAMPING OR FIRES ALONG THE TRAILS.
  6. Pack it in, pack it out! CARRY OUT ALL TRASH!
  7. Hikers yield right of way to horseback riders.
  8. Mountain bikers yield right of way to horseback riders and hikers.
  9. Mountain bike riders MUST REMAIN ON MARKED TRAILS AND MAINTAINED ROADS (Subject to Prosecution.)
  10. Horseback riders MUST REMAIN ON MARKED TRAILS (Subject to Prosecution.)
  11. Horses are allowed on paved surfaces only where the trail crosses a road and in Rockin K campground.
  12. BUFFALO TRACKS CANYON NATURE TRAIL IS FOR HIKING ONLY.