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Snowmobiling Code of Ethics



 

  1. I will be a good sports enthusiast. I recognize that people judge all snowmobile owners by my actions. I will use my influence with other snowmobile owners to promote fair conduct. 
  2. I will not litter trails or camping areas. I will not pollute streams or lakes. 
  3. I will not damage living trees, shrubs, or other natural features. I will go out only when there is sufficient snow so that I will not damage the land. 
  4. I will respect other people's property and rights. 
  5. I will lend a helping hand when I see someone in distress. 
  6. I will make myself and my snowmobile available to assist search and rescue parties. 
  7. I will not interfere with or harass hikers, skiers, snowshoers, ice anglers, or other winter sports enthusiasts. I will respect their right to enjoy our recreation facilities. 
  8. I will know and obey all federal, state and local rules regulating the operation of snowmobiles in areas where I ride. I will inform public officials when using public land. 
  9. I will not chase or harass wildlife. I will avoid areas posted for the protection or feeding of wildlife. 
  10. I will stay on marked trails, roads or areas open to snowmobiles. I will not snowmobile where prohibited.