Santa Ana River Trail Regulations

Santa Ana River Trail Regulations and Rules governing use of the trail in Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties.  Please read the signs posted on the Trail. These regulations and rules were established for everyone's safety. Please obey them.


No motorized scooter, motorcycles, gas powered bicycles, or electric bicycles are permitted on the Santa Ana River Trail.


Dogs must be kept on a six foot leash. When possible walk your dog on the dirt shoulder, not on the paved Trail.


Bicyclist must yield to walkers and horses.


Bicyclist should never ride three abreast. Bicyclist must maintain reasonable safe speeds. The SART is not a race course.


When bicycling, walking your dog or running along the Trail - keep alert - leave your ipods and music at home.


Groups over 20 using the Santa Ana River Trail for recreational or commercial purposes must register their event.

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The Santa Ana River Trail spans over 120 miles through Orange, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. The trail is one of the largest non-motorized social boulevards in the United States. It is utilized by school kids, workers, walkers, runners, bicyclists, horse riders, bird watchers and its parks and open spaces are social gathering places for kids, families and communities.  Compliance to the posted regulations applies to all Santa Ana Trail users.  If you see safety concerns, please report them on our Incident page.