Regulations

Sudbury Valley Trustees reservations are open to the public from dawn to dusk, and visitors are welcome. In order to protect these natural areas, the following are prohibited:

  • Motorized Vehicles
  • Hunting* or Trapping
  • Camping**
  • Bicycling+
  • Fires
  • Disposing of Trash or Yard Waste
  • Cutting or Removing Plants

Dog Walking is allowed on SVT properties as long as sensitive resource areas and positive visitor experience are preserved. Dog walkers may not walk more than three dogs at a time. Read more on SVT's dog walking guidelines, and find more information on why the guidelines were established.

For further detail on these policies, click here. Should you see any unauthorized uses or emergencies on SVT property during your visit, we encourage you to notify local police or the Environmental Police at 1-800-632-8075. Please also report these activities to SVT at 978-443-5588.

*  Hunting, following state and federal regulations, is allowed only at Garfield Woods in Berlin.

**Special permits may be given out, on a case-by-case review.  Contact the Director of Stewardship for more information.

+  Bicycling is allowed only on marked trails connecting to Callahan State Park within Baiting Brook/Welch Reservation in Framingham and on the green trail at the Vietnam Veterans Park/Ralph Hill Conservation Area in Billerica.