RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON ALL PONDS ARE PROHIBITED, OPEN WATER OR ICE.
THIN ICE AND OPEN WATER WARNING
As of today January 23, 2021, all public water supplies located in York; Chase’s Pond, Welch’s Pond, Bell Marsh Reservoir, Boulter Pond, Folly Pond and Middle Pond, have open water and/or thin ice.
This is a reminder that NO recreational activities are allowed on these drinking water supplies.
Recently we have had several instances of people skating and walking on these waterbodies.
For your own safety Please Stay Off These Public Drinking Water sources.
Maine Warden Service Thin Ice Warning
YORK WATER DISTRICT
KITTERY WATER DISTRICT
PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY
WATERSHED PROTECTION AREA
RULES OF USE
4 WHEEL VEHICLES (TRUCKS, JEEPS, ETC) ARE PROHIBITED
NO MOTORCYCLES, DIRT BIKES, OR MOTOR DRIVEN CYCLES
ATV’S BY PERMIT ONLY
NO GASOLINE POWERED ENGINES ALLOWED ON THE PONDS AT ANY TIME
STAY ON MARKED TRAILS
STAY OUT OF CLOSED AREAS
THE MAKING OF NEW TRAILS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED
NO BOATING, SWIMMING, OR CAMPING
NO FISHING, OPEN WATER OR ICE
NO FIRES OF ANY KIND AT ANY TIME
NO TREE CUTTING
NO LITTERING, CARRY OUT WHAT YOU CARRY IN
THE MAXIMUM SPEED ON ALL TRAILS IS 15 MPH
PET OWNERS MUST FOLLOW THE YORK AND KITTERY WATER DISTRICT PUBLIC WATER SUPPLY ANIMAL CONTROL POLICY. PLEASE PICK UP YOUR PET WASTE.
NO TREE STANDS
HUNTING IS ALLOWED
OBEY ALL SIGNS
NO ORGANIZED GROUP ACTIVITIES
NO ROCK CLIMBING OR RAPPELLING
THE POSSESSION OR CONSUMPTION OF ALCOHOL IS PROHIBITED
NO RECREATIONAL ACTIVITIES ON THE PONDS AT ANY TIME, OPEN WATER OR ICE
VIEW OUR COMPLETE WATERSHED BROCHURE HERE