Rules, Etiquette & Safety


  • Non-motorized vehicles only (personal mobility aid devices allowed).walkers
  • Trail hours: 6:30 a.m. to dusk, year-round.
  • No alcoholic beverages on the Trail.
  • Speed limit: 15 m.p.h. maximum.
  • Bicyclists and skaters yield to pedestrians.
  • Pets must be under control and on an eight foot or shorter leash at all times.
  • Dog walkers must immediately remove dog deposits.
  • Horses have the right of way on soft trail.
  • Do not disturb plants or animals.
  • Pack it in… Pack it out!
  • No structures (including vendor equipment) allowed within Trail property boundaries.
  • Discover Pass required if parking at trailheads in Riverside State Park.


  • Observe Trail rules and signs.
  • All Trail users yield to equestrians.
  • Bicyclists, skateboarders yield to pedestrians and equestrians.
  • PLEASE audibly say “on your left” when passing other users.
  • Keep right, pass on the left and yield to faster moving users.
  • Signal slower moving Trail users when approaching.
  • Bicyclists stay on designated Trail, two riders abreast maximum (single file if pedestrians are present).
  • Wheel skiers/in-line skaters do not use sharp-tipped poles.
  • Skateboarders stay on paved trail; no jumps or demonstration-type skateboarding.


  • If you experience any safety issues while you enjoy the Centennial Trail, please take action!
    Report Emergency or Fire:
    Call 911
    Report Non-Emergency:
    Call Crime Check at 509-456-2233
    Report Illegal Camping:
    Call 311
    Report other concerns:
    Call Riverside State Park during business hours at 509-465-5064
  • Do not leave valuables in vehicles when parking at trailheads!
  • Be aware of your surroundings and use the buddy system.
  • Bring your cell phone.
  • Do not use headphones.
  • Wear a helmet when cycling or in-line skating.
  • Use caution where Trail narrows, at high-use access points and blind corners.