ATV, Dirt Bike & UTV Riding Rules

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Everyone must sign-in at the lodge upon arrival.

Violation of any of these rules will result in immediate (and/or permanent) dismissal from Durhamtown Plantation.

We are serious about our rules so please follow them.

  1. Helmets are Required at all times! This means unloading or any time your Bike/ATV is in operation!
  2. All riders AND visitors must sign-in at the Lodge and receive an Armband before parking their vehicle in the dirt bike/atv Day Parking Area. Armbands will be checked throughout the day. Anyone riding without an armband will be dismissed and prosecuted.
  3. No Stopping in the Middle of Tracks and Trails (Pull off of any Track or Trail when Conversing with other riders)
  4. Ride on marked trails only. Anyone caught riding on un-marked trails will be suspended immediately with no refund.
  5. One-way routes and speed limits strictly enforced. Please read all signs on trails!
  6. No alcoholic beverages of any kind allowed on trails.
  7. Anyone riding while intoxicated or under the influence will be suspended.
  8. No coolers allowed on ATV's.
  9. No littering in campground or on trails.
  10. Speed limit 5 mph within the cabin/lodge/campground/parking/pond or other pedestrian areas. Anyone racing in the pits or other pedestrian areas will be dismissed without refund.
  11. Beginners Trail (#1) for beginners and parents/instructors only. No fast riding/racing on this trail.
  12. No riding in food plots designated for wildlife conservation.
  13. No riding on paved roads or road shoulders ($200 fine).
  14. No riding before 9:00am or after 5pm unless otherwise noted.
  15.  If Caught Riding after hours, you will be considered Trespassing and removed from the Property with no Refund
  16. No dirt bike/atv engines started after dark.
  17. Anyone riding in an unsafe manner or creating any damage to property, structures, trees, landscaping, vehicles or other riders will be suspended without refund.
  18. No disposable cans or bottles allowed on trails. Only portable sports bottles, camelbacks, thermoses are allowed. The Pro Shop has sports bottles and drinking systems available.
  19. ALL riders and passengers are required to wear a helmet at all times. Anyone caught without a helmet on will be dismissed without refund.