Park Rules

The following rules and regulations have been established to ensure that your visit to Waller Mill Park is a safe and positive experience. Your cooperation in abiding by these rules is greatly appreciated.

  1. Alcoholic beverages or controlled substances are strictly prohibited.
  2. Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a leash. Owner is responsible for cleaning up after their dog.
  3. Pets are not permitted on any watercraft, personal or rental.
  4. Neither people nor animals are allowed in the reservoir for any reason. Absolutely no swimming.
  5. Life jackets must be worn at all times while on watercraft.
  6. Sailboats, gasoline motors, paddle boards, inflatable craft or other inflatable devices are prohibited in the reservoir.
  7. Beaching of boats is prohibited.
  8. Fishing is allowed from a boat or from the fishing pier only.
  9. A maximum of two poles per person are allowed on the fishing pier.
  10. Fishing from city owned canoes, kayaks, or pedal boats is prohibited.
  11. Bikes are allowed only in the parking lot, on the entrance road & paved trail.
  12. Feeding of wildlife is prohibited.
  13. Children under six years of age must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  14. Soliciting or unauthorized sales of any kind are prohibited in the park.
  15. Boom boxes, loud noises, and disturbances of any kind are prohibited.
  16. Please refrain from using the following: piñata's, confetti, glitter, rice, silly string, and water balloons.
  17. You must be 16 years of age or older with a picture identification to rent a boat. Children ages 12-15 may launch their own kayak or canoe but must be accompanied by an adult at all times.
  18. For your safety, patrons must adhere to all weather warnings issued by park staff.
  19. Vehicles are restricted to designated roads and parking areas only.
  20. Unauthorized persons shall not carry concealed weapons in the park.
  21. Park staff is not responsible for lost, stolen, or damaged items.
  22. Fires are only permitted in grills and must be monitored at all times. Please extinguish hot ashes.