Park Guidelines

Carle-Park-Lincoln-Statue-1Unless otherwise posted, Urbana's parks are open daily sunrise-sunset. Rental facilities may be open later by special arrangement.

Please treat your parks well…

  • Leave parks clean and litter-free.
  • Damaging park property is subject to fine.
  • Fires are allowed only in grills, designated areas or
    by specialty-permit.
  • Collecting or harvesting of plants or other items is not permitted. 
  • Cycling is permitted on paved paths only.
  • See complete park rules here.

Please treat others well…

  • Avoid loud music and disorderly conduct. 
  • Observe posted speed limits.
  • Yield to pedestrians on trails.
  • Alcohol is allowed only by special permit.
  • Leave firearms, weapons and fireworks at home!

Please notify us if…

Your group of 25 or more is planning a visit to one of our parks or natural areas
by calling 217-367-1544

Please note about pets…

  • Keep all animals leashed.
  • Pet owners are expected to remove pet excrement immediately.
  • Urbana Dog Park offers space for off-leash activity.

Breaking or not following park rules will result in penalty.