While you’re visiting, please respect property limits and keep Walloon-area neighborhoods tranquil. Help us protect the plants, animals, and habitats that make these places special.
- Stay on the trail
- Carry out your trash
- Keep pets on a leash
Quincy, Ambassador of Happiness, is very happy hiking on his leash!
- Many properties have parking areas; others require road-side parking. Use caution when parking along roads.
- Many properties have marked trails.
- Dogs are allowed on leash; please clean up after your pet.
- Two preserves contain pet waste stations; please use the bags as needed, but DO NOT leave them at the preserve.
- No bathroom facilities are available at our preserves or nature areas.
- Be prepared for uneven, wet, or muddy conditions.
- Learn to identify poison ivy (common in our area), and poison sumac (found in or near wetlands).
- Plan for mosquitoes or other insects, especially in wet woodlands or near wetlands.
- The Conservancy from time to time may install trail cameras in an effort to track usage at preserves, or to monitor for trespass or uses that are prohibited.
Megan Muller-Girard, Seasonal Stewardship Specialist, was stung by a yellow-jacket while leading
a workday – a normal part of being in nature!