Trail-use tips and rules: These trails are multi-use, and this property is available for use by all PLCC members in good standing. Anyone on the trails or woods property is required to have a current membership badge or be with someone who does. Please stay off private property. All motorized vehicles on the trails must be registered and insured. Motorized vehicles include any dirt bikes, ATV’s and UTV’s/side-by-side’s, and full-size vehicles such as trucks or jeeps.
The primary PLCC trail access point is on Hemlock Lane, and there is now a chain gate to prevent unauthorized access by nonmember motorized vehicle use. Members in good standing who wish to access the PLCC property via trails with a motorized vehicle may email firstname.lastname@example.org for the gate padlock combination. A new combination will be in effect on or around 1 April of each year, so members can email to ask for the new combination upon paying lake dues. Please close the chain gate tightly behind you to prevent unauthorized access of PLCC property by non-member motorized vehicles.
Access to the PLCC woods property and multi-use trails is for PLCC members in good standing only. All others are considered trespassing and not allowed to return - violations will be prosecuted.
Use of the trails and woods property is at the member’s own risk, PLCC bears no responsibility for actions of members participating in activities such as hiking, mountain biking, or ATV riding on this property.
Please be aware of the potential dangers. Wildlife such as timber rattlesnakes and black bears are present in these woods. Tell someone where you are going. Always have a charged phone, water, proper footwear, and appropriate clothing for the weather.
Wheeled vehicle users should wear a helmet and appropriate protective equipment.
During hunting season (October-December) it is recommended that trail users (and their pets) have a patch of fluorescent color visible and avoid wearing white or brown during this time.
Right of way: Share the trail and be courteous of other users. Keep to the right except to pass. When in doubt, give the other user the right of way. Warn people when you are planning to pass. Please keep pets under control.
All users yield to horseback riders, mountain bikers yield to hikers, motorized vehicles yield to all trail users.
In the winter all users yield to xc skiers, mountain bikers yield to snowshoers, and motorized vehicles yield to all trail users.
Leave No Trace: (all members using the woods are asked to adhere to the Seven Principles of ‘Leave No Trace’)
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Waste Properly (don’t litter – carry out your trash)
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campsite Impacts (don’t create new campsites and no open fires)
Be Considerate of Other Visitors
The use of this property is a member privilege. People witnessed abusing or destroying it will not be allowed to return.