Rules & Safety

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Greenway Rules

  • Greenways are closed from sunset to sunrise, year round.
  • Do not litter. Please keep the trail clean for other users to enjoy.
  • Keep pets on a leash at all times. Clean up after your pet.
  • No motorized vehicles of any kind are allowed.
  • No alcohol or drugs may be carried or consumed on a greenway.
  • No weapons or fireworks allowed at any time.
  • Bikes must stay on main trail.
  • Cyclists 16 years and younger must wear helmets.
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For Your Own Safety

  • All bicyclists, skaters and others on wheels should wear a helmet.
  • Always stop for traffic at roadways and intersections. Cross traffic is not required to stop.
  • Use caution when approaching standing water.
  • Enjoy the greenway with a friend.
  • Leave valuables at home.
  • Take car keys with you.
  • If you encounter an injured or placid animal, do not approach it or touch it. Call Forsyth County Animal Control at 336-703-2490.

For The Safety of Others

  • Bicyclists and skaters yield to pedestrians.
  • Bicyclists should not ride fast on greenways.
  • Keep to the right and pass on the left. Give an audible warning before passing.
  • Look ahead and behind to make sure your lane is clear before you pull out and around other users.
  • Pull in your pet's leash when bikes, skaters or joggers near.


  • Be courteous to all. Remember that different users have different ways of enjoying the trail.
  • Respect the privacy of adjacent landowners and do not enter landowners' property.
  • Keep pets off private property and clean up after them.
  • Do not block the trail. If you are in a group, move into a single file line at the far right of the trail when others approach from either direction.
  • Do not remove vegetation, stones, or other natural materials. Leave them for everyone to enjoy.