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6100.3800 PROTECTION OF TRAILS.

Subpart 1.

Environment.

No person shall disturb, destroy, injure, damage, or remove any property within trails including but not limited to vegetation, ruins, wildlife, geological formations, signs, or facilities except edible fruit and wild animals legally taken under the provisions of parts 6100.3600 and 6100.3700 and vegetation unavoidably damaged or destroyed by the ordinary uses of the trail as specifically permitted by these parts. Collections for scientific and educational purposes may be made with the written consent of the commissioner previously obtained.

Subp. 2.

Bill posting.

No persons shall post, paste, fasten, paint, or affix any placard, bill, notice, or sign upon any structure, tree, stone, fence, or enclosure in a trail.

Subp. 3.

Obstructions.

No person shall place or cause to remain within any trail, any snowmobile, trailer, horse, bicycle, or other object so as to obstruct the free use and enjoyment of said trail. Any such obstruction shall be removed at the owner's expense. If not claimed and payment of expenses offered within a reasonable time, which in no case shall be more than 30 days, it shall be disposed of according to the provisions of Minnesota Statutes, section 16B.25 concerning the disposal of lost or abandoned property.

Subp. 4.

Refuse.

No person shall burn or dispose of garbage, refuse, litter, or trash within a trail except in receptacles provided for that purpose.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 84.03; 84.86

Published Electronically:

June 11, 2008