COOPER RIVER PARKS AND PARK LAND RULES
1. CHANGING/DISROBING IN UNAUTHORIZED AREAS
No person shall change in or out of any clothing or bathing attire except in areas designated or customarily provided for such use.
2. DOMESTIC ANIMALS
No person shall cause or permit any animal owned by him, or in his custody or control, to be unleashed on county park lands. All domestic animals on county park lands must be restrained by a leash not exceeding six (6) feet in length. Any animal found at large and unleashed may be seized and disposed of as provided by law or local ordinance. No person shall not allow any animal owned by him, or in his custody or control, to commit any nuisance on any park lands. No person shall permit any animals, other than horses, to soil or defecate on county park property, he shall immediately remove and dispose of all feces and droppings in a sanitary manner by container, disposal bag, etc.
Except for seeing-eye dogs or helper dogs, domestic animals are not permitted on playgrounds, paved paths, courts or play field areas at any time. Domestic animals are not allowed to drink directly from any water fountain.
3. ERECTION OF STRUCTURES
No person shall construct or erect any building or structure of any kind, whether permanent or temporary in character, or run or string any public service utility into, upon or across park lands.
4. FIREARMS AND WEAPONS
No person other than authorized law enforcement personnel shall have or carry any firearm, or any weapon commonly known as a BB gun or paint gun, whether loaded or unload, on Camden County Park property. No person shall carry any sling shot, or bow and arrow, knife, or other weapon on Camden County Park property.
5. INTOXICATING LIQUORS
No person shall be permitted within a county park under the influence of intoxicating beverages, drugs or narcotics. A person shall be presumed to have consumed alcoholic beverages if an unsealed container of an alcoholic beverage is found in their possession and/or if the appearance or conduct of the person may be associated with the consumption of alcoholic beverage.
No person shall use and/or occupy any park bench or seat, or be found loitering on park lands between the hours of 10 PM and 6 AM with the exception of North Park Drive from Route 130 to Cuthbert Boulevard, which has a curfew of 12 midnight until 6 am.
7. MOTOR VEHICLES
All provisions of the State Motor Vehicle Act and Traffic Laws will apply on Camden County Park lands and will be strictly enforced.
8. PROHIBITED ACTIONS
No person shall use threatening, abusive or insulting language; do any obscene or indecent act; throw stones or other missiles at any persons; interfere with, encumber, obstruct or render angerous any drive, path, walk or public place; do any act tending or amounting to a breach of the peace; climb or stand on any wall, fence, shelf, seat, statue or other erection; enter or leave except at established entrance ways or exits; engage in, instigate, aid or encourage a contention or fight, whether or not a ring or prize fight; assault any person; drink, take, use or have in their possession or be under the influence of any opiates or other habit-forming drugs; spit upon any wall, crossing, safety zone of the floor of any structure, bridge, platform or stairway.
9. RUBBISH AND REFUSE MATTER, ETC.
No person shall throw or discharge into the waters of a Camden County Park or any tributary, storm sewer or drain flowing into said waters, any substance which may foul or result in the pollution of said waters. No person shall throw, deposit, or leave litter or recyclable materials within the Park System except in designated receptacles provided therefore. No person shall dump or discard any material anywhere within the Park System without written authorization from the Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders.
10. SWIMMING, SKATING, SKIING AND SLEDDING
No person shall swim, coast , tube, snowboard, sled, or ski.
11. TREES, SHRUBS AND GRASS
No person shall urinate or defecate except in facilities provided for such use.
No person shall kill, wound, trap, hunt, remove or have in his possession any animal, reptile, bird, bird’s nest or squirrel’s nest, or remove the young of any such bird, reptile, or animal, or the eggs or young of any such bird, reptile or animal. Muskrats may be trapped with required permit.