Timber Ridge Rules

These rules are to keep everyone safe

and still be able to have fun.

If anyone sees a problem or sees someone breaking the rules, please contact Richard Bumann immediately.

All vehicles driven at Timber Ridge must be insured.

Reminder for everyone that the taxes on your property at Timber Ridge are your responsibility.  When you buy or sell your property, you must notify the Assessors Office at the Onawa, Iowa Courthouse.

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  1.  NO GUEST CAN DRIVE ANY TYPE OF VEHICLE ON THE TRAILS OR ROADS OF TIMBER RIDGE.  IF CAUGHT THE MEMBER THAT BROUGHT THEM WILL MAKE A DONATION OF $25.00.
  2. NO DONUTS OR WHEELIES ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY (OR COUNTY ROADS).
  3. SINGLE FILE RIDING ONLY, NO SIDE-BY-SIDE RIDING.
  4. OBEY ALL POSTED ROAD SIGNS AND AREAS, 5 MPH ON THE STRIP, CAMPSITES, AND THE SWIMMING HOLE AREA.  YOU MUST COME TO A COMPLETE STOP AT ALL STOP SIGNS OR YOU WILL BE SUBJECT TO A TICKET (NO EXCEPTIONS).
  5. NO WASHING OF ANY VEHICLES, TRAILERS, OR DECKS OF ANY TYPE.  IF CAUGHT YOU WILL PAY A $25.00 DONATION, NO EXCEPTIONS.  KEEP OUR WELL ALIVE!
  6. PETS CANNOT RUN FREELY ON THE STRIP OR INTO OTHER CAMPSITES.  LEASH OR KENNEL YOUR PETS FOR THEIR SAFETY AND THE SAFETY OF OTHERS, AT ALL TIMES.
  7. ALL CAMPSITES/LOTS MUST BE KEPT CLEAN AT ALL TIMES.  REMEMBER THAT TIMBER RIDGE IS NOT A JUNK YARD.  TAKE YOUR TRASH, APPLIANCES, FURNITURE, ETC. HOME WITH YOU.  KEEP ALL AREAS CLEAN AND FREE OF TRASH AT ALL TIMES.  ALL AREAS MEANS THE ENTIRE PROPERTY OF TIMBER RIDGE, NOT JUST THE STRIP OR CAMPSITES.  THE TRAILS AND FIELDS ARE INCLUDED.  *NOTICE FOR LOT OWNERS* LOT PROPERTIES MUST BE MOWED.  IF YOU DO NOT MOW WE WILL DO IT FOR YOU AND YOU WILL BE CHARGED.
  8. MOTORCYCLE TRAILS ARE MEANT FOR MOTORCYCLES ONLY.  ANYONE CAUGHT RIDING ON A MOTORCYCLE TRAIL ON ANYTHING BUT A MOTORCYCLE WILL RECEIVE A CITATION.  THE TRAILS ARE MARKED “BIKE ONLY”, SO THERE ARE NO EXCUSES FOR NOT KNOWING.
  9. NO NEW TRAILS ARE TO BE MADE.  ANYONE CAUGHT RIDING OFF OF THE ESTABLISHED AND DESIGNATED TRAILS WILL MAKE A $50.00 DONATION.
  10. PLEASE REMOVE ALL TRASH WHEN YOU LEAVE.  WE HAVE ENOUGH CRITTERS RUNNING AROUND.
  11. ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 8 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT, KEEP THEM SAFE.
  12. NO CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 ARE ALLOWED TO SWIM WITHOUT ADULT SUPERVISION.  THERE IS NOT A LIFEGUARD ON DUTY, SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  13. WHEN TRAILS ARE MUDDY, THEY WILL BE CLOSED AS INDICATED BY A SIGN IN FRONT OF THE SHELTER HOUSE ON THE MESSAGE BOARD.  GREEN (OPEN), RED (CLOSED).  THE HOME PAGE OF THE WEBSITE WILL ALSO HAVE A “TRAILS CONDITION” INDICATOR.  THERE IS A $50.00 DONATION IF YOU ARE CAUGHT RIDING THE TRAILS WHILE THEY ARE CLOSED.
  14. YOU MUST BE 14 AND HAVE A LEARNERS PERMIT TO DRIVE A RAZOR, BUGGY, TRUCK OR ANY OTHER LARGE VEHICLE ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY DURING DAYLIGHT HOURS.  YOU MUST BE 16 OR OLDER TO DRIVE AT NIGHT.
  15.  ANY MEMBER THAT SEES A VIOLATION OR PROBLEM IS ENCOURAGED TO REPORT IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.
  16. EXCESSIVE SPEED, CARELESS DRIVING, OR JUST BEING STUPID IS A $50.00 DONATION AND 30 DAYS LOSS OF DRIVING PRIVILEGE.
  17. NO ONE UNDER THE AGE OF 18 IS ALLOWED ON THE PROPERTY WITHOUT AN ADULT.
  18. ABSOLUTELY NO RIDING THROUGH THE FARM FIELDS.  AT ANY TIME FOR ANY REASON!
  19. ALL DONATIONS OR TICKETS MUST BE PAID BEFORE YOU LEAVE.  IF NOT, YOU CANNOT DRIVE ANY TYPE OF VEHICLE UNTIL THE TICKET IS PAID.
  20. ALL VEHICLES, MACHINES, BIKES OR ANY TYPE OF EQUIPMENT THAT YOU USE ON THE TRAILS, ROADS OR PROPERTY OF TIMBER RIDGE MUST HAVE A TRAIL PERMIT.  PROOF OF INSURANCE MUST BE SHOWN TO OBTAIN A TRAIL PERMIT.  PLEASE SEE RICHARD OR LEE TO OBTAIN A TRAIL PERMIT.
  21. DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AT TIMBER RIDGE.  ANYONE CAUGHT UNDER THE INFLUENCE WHILE DRIVING ANY TYPE OF VEHICLE WILL HAVE TO MAKE A $100.00 DONATION AND LOSE DRIVING PRIVILEGES FOR 30 DAYS, NO EXCEPTIONS.  IF YOU ARE CAUGHT AGAIN, YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED.
  22. NO CUTTING DOWN OF STANDING TREES.  THIS MUST BE APPROVED BY RICHARD, STEVE, OR LEE.  IF YOU WANT WOOD THAT IS ALREADY FALLEN IN THE FOREST, PLEASE CHECK WITH RICHARD, STEVE OR LEE BEFORE TAKING.  ALL WOOD TAKEN MUST BE USED AT YOUR CAMPSITES.  IF YOU WANT WOOD FOR YOUR HOME USE OR WORK BUILDING IT IS $90.00 PER PICKUP LOAD, THIS INCLUDES PICKUP TRAILERS.
  23. ALL CAMPERS, TRAILERS, NEW CONSTRUCTION, ETC. MUST BE APPROVED BY THE PROPERTY OWNERS OF TIMBER RIDGE.  CHECK WITH THEM FIRST.
  24. TIMBER RIDGE IS NOT A STORAGE FACILITY OR SCRAP YARD.  ANY VEHICLE NOT RUNNING MUST BE TAKEN OFF THE PROPERTY BY THE VEHICLES OWNER AT THEIR OWN EXPENSE.  IF IT IS QUESTIONABLE AS TO IF THE VEHICLE STARTS AND RUNS, YOU WILL BE ASKED TO START AND MOVE IT.  KEEP YOUR VEHICLES ON YOUR OWN LOT AND NO ONE ELSE’S.
  25. SEAT BELTS MUST BE WORN WHILE RIDING IN OR ON ANY AND ALL TYPE OF VEHICLE THAT IS EQUIPPED WITH SEAT BELTS BEING DRIVEN ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY.  FOR ALL DIRT BIKES AND ATVS, RIDERS  AND PASSENGERS MUST WEAR HELMETS AT ALL TIMES.  THESE RULES WILL TAKE EFFECT WHEN YOU LEAVE THE CAMPSITES, THE STRIP AND MAIN ROAD THROUGH WHIPPOORWILL.  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH THESE SAFETY RULES WILL RESULT IN THE DRIVER BEING TICKETED.
  26.  DRONES ARE TO ONLY BE OPERATED ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY WITH THE STRICT APPROVAL OF RICHARD, LADONNA, OR STEVE BUMANN.
  27. QUIET TIME AT ALL CAMPSITES IS 12:00 AM. (MIDNIGHT).  NO EXCEPTIONS.  KEEP MUSIC DOWN LOW.
  28. ANY MEMBERSHIP DUES THAT ARE OVER 30 DAYS DELINQUENT WILL BE GIVEN A WARNING.  AFTER 60 DAYS YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED AND YOUR CAMPSITES WILL BE SOLD.  RIDING IS A PRIVILEGE, NOT A RIGHT.
  29. WATER WILL BE TURNED OFF ON NOVEMBER 1ST.  PLEASE UNHOOK YOUR HOSE BY THIS DATE.
  30. ALL RULES APPLY THROUGHOUT THE YEAR.
  31. NO FIREARM OR WEAPON OF ANY TYPE ARE TO BE FIRED ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY OTHER THAN ON THE RANGE LOCATED AT THE OLD SPORTING CLAY AREA.  PICK UP ALL TARGETS AND TRASH WHEN DONE AND DISPOSE OF PROPERLY.  SHOOTING OF ANY TYPE OF GLASS MATERIAL IS PROHIBITED.  IF YOU ARE CAUGHT DISCHARGING A FIREARM OR WEAPON OF ANY TYPE AT A LOCATION OTHER THAN THE OLD SPORTING CLAY AREA YOU WILL BE FINED $50.00 AND POSSIBLY LOSS OF YOUR MEMBERSHIP.
  32. ANY TRUCK BOXES, TRAILERS, CARGO BOXES, SHIPPING CONTAINERS, ETC. THAT HAVE LETTERING ON THEM (IN EXAMPLE:  COMPANY NAMES, LOGOS, OR ABBREVIATIONS) MUST BE REMOVED.  ADDITIONALLY, ANY CAMPERS OR BUILDINGS THAT ARE IN NEED OF PAINTING SHOULD BE TAKEN CARE OF OR THE OWNER WILL BE ADDRESSED.
  33. NO ILLEGAL DRUGS ARE TO BE BROUGHT ONTO TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY.  ANYONE CAUGHT POSSESSING, SELLING, USING, OR DISTRIBUTING DRUGS WILL HAVE THEIR MEMBERSHIP TERMINATED AND BE REMOVED FROM THE PROPERTY IMMEDIATELY.

IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS OR CONCERNS ABOUT ANY ISSUE AT TIMBER RIDGE, PLEASE CONTACT RICHARD OR LADONNA AT 712-353-6600

Donations

LITTERING:

WHEELIES:

NO SEAT BELT/HELMET:

DOING DONUTS:

NON-MEMBER RIDING WITH A MEMBER:

SIDE BY SIDE RIDING:

SPEEDING ON STRIP OR COMMON AREA:

FAIL TO STOP AT A STOP SIGN:

LOOSE PET/NO LEASH:

WASHING OF VEHICLE, DECK, OR TRAILER:

DRIVING ON MOTORCYCLE TRAIL:

CHILDREN UNDER 8 DRIVING ALONG:

RIDING WHEN MUDDY:

UNDERAGE DRIVING:

CARELESS/RECKLESS OR EXCESSIVE SPEED:

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE 1st OFFENSE:

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE 2nd OFFENSE:

NO TRAIL PERMIT 1st OFFENSE:

NO TRAIL PERMIT  2nd OFFENSE:

NO TRAIL PERMIT 3rd OFFENSE:

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00

$25.00

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00

$20.00 PER PET

$25.00

$100.00 PLUS 90 DAY SUSPENSION

$10.00

$50.00

$15.00

$50.00

$100.00 PLUS 180 DAY SUSPENSION

AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

$20.00

$25.00

AUTOMATIC TERMINATION OF MEMBERSHIP

ALL DONATIONS MUST BE PAID WITHIN 30 DAYS.

ALL MEMBERS MUST SIGN FOR A COPY OF THE RULES.

TRAIL PERMIT STICKERS ARE $0.50/EACH AT THE LODGE OR THROUGH LEE.

PARENTS MAKE SURE YOUR KIDS KNOW THE RULES.

Contact Us

Richard & LaDonna Bumann

33453 153rd St.

Castana, IA 51010

712-353-6600