Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-02-.21 - SADDLE AND PACK ANIMALS

(1) Horses and other saddle or pack animals are permitted only on those trails or routes established for their use, except in those areas where cross-country travel is permitted by the Park Manager.
(2) The use of horses or other saddle or pack animals upon the main traveled or maintained portion of roadways is prohibited except where such travel is necessary for ingress to and egress from trails or privately owned property, or is incidental to authorized travel.
(3) In the interest of the public safety and welfare the Park Manager, by special regulation, may require that saddle horse parties and pack trains shall be in the charge of a guide who has been licensed under State or local laws or who meets qualifications which may be established by the Park Manager, or both, if the Park Manager deems it necessary.
(4) Riding or hitching horses, or other saddle or pack animals in campgrounds, picnic areas, or within the immediate vicinity of trail shelters, eating or sleeping establishments or other areas of public gatherings, except where trails and facilities are designated or provided for such use, is prohibited.
(5) Riders shall slow their horses to a walk or slow trot when passing persons on foot or on bicycles.

Notes

Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 0400-02-02-.21
Original rule certified May 24, 1974. Amendment filed June 14, 2010; effective September 12, 2010.

Authority: T.C.A. ยง 11-1-108.

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