GOFFSTOWN ¬Ė ¬†The Goffstown Police Department reminds users of the Goffstown Rail Trail town ordinance. The ordinance outlines the following provisions:
1. Hours of permitted use shall be dawn to dusk.
2. Permitted activities include walking, biking, jogging, cross country skiing, snowshoeing and the leading of domestic animals on a leash of no more than 6 feet.
3. Other activities as may be allowed by permit issued by the Board of Selectmen after application.
4. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to:
a. motorized vehicles, which includes OHRV¬ís, snowmobiles, mopeds, motorcycles, dirt bikes, cars, trucks and any other motorized vehicle.
b. littering, defacing, mutilating, destruction or removal of any sign, structure, barrier or object.
c. intentional obstruction of the performance by any person of their legal or required duties.
d. abusive or obscene language or gestures.
e. roller blades, inline skates, skateboard or scooters.
g. domestic animals not under control by lead.
h. throwing any object.
i. parking upon or in any way blocking access to the trail, causing an inconvenience or risk.
j. discharge of firearms.
k. possession of an alcoholic beverage or controlled substance.
Users are strongly encouraged to adhere to the town ordinance because violations may result in fines of up to $1,000.00. For more information visit www.goffstownrailtrail.org or contact Capt. Robert Browne the Goffstown Police at (603) 497-4858.