Rules and Regulations
The following activities are prohibited in all Knox County Parks. Violations may result in suspension from park use.
Profanity, abusive language or behavior.
Loud or amplified music unless authorized in writing by the parks department for a public event.
Operation of motorized vehicles off designated roads or parking areas.
Consumption of alcohol unless in a licensed area.
Solicitation, advertising or signage of any kind unless approved by the GYS
Leaving vehicles or boats in parking lots with "For Sale" signs posted.
Open fires or any fires outside picnic grills.
Use of sports fields without written approval by the parks department or the operating association.
Livestock, domestic or exotic animals without a public special event use permit issued by the parks department.
Discharge or possession of firearms, fireworks, explosives or paintball guns unless with valid permit or parks department approval.
Dogs are not permitted in sports field.. Dogs are permitted on-leash.
Use of reservable picnic shelters without a permit.
Playing of golf anywhere except a golf course.
Operation of vending or concessions without an event permit or lease. Roving concessions on park roads and parking areas such as ice cream trucks are not permitted at any time.
Park hours are sunrise to sunset unless otherwise posted or for permitted events.
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