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.

  • NO GUEST CAN DRIVE ANY TYPE OF VEHICLE ON THE TRAILS OF TIMBER RIDGE.
  • RIDE SINGLE FILE ONLY, NO SIDE BY SIDE.
  • OBEY ALL POSTED ROAD SIGNS, 5 mph ON THE STRIP AND AROUND CAMPSITES.
  • RESPECT YOUR FELLOW MEMBERS.  AFTER 10 P.M. KEEP THE NOISE RESPECTABLE.
  • NO WASHING OF VEHICLES OF ANY TYPE.  KEEP OUR WELL ALIVE.
  • PETS CANNOT RUN FREELY OUTSIDE YOUR CAMPSITE.  ANY PET ON THE STRIP OR AT
  • THE POND, MUST BE ON A LEASH.  THIS IS FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PET AND OTHER MEMBERS.
  • PLEASE REMOVE ALL YOUR TRASH WHEN YOU LEAVE. WE HAVE ENOUGH CRITTERS OUT HERE.
  • MOTORCYCLE TRAILS ARE FOR MOTORCYCLES ONLY!  IF CAUGHT, YOU WILL LOOSE YOUR
  • RIDING PRIVILEGES FOR 90 DAYS PLUS A REQUIRED $100.00 DONATION.
  • NO NEW TRAILS ARE TO BE MADE.  ANYONE WILLING TO AID IN THE PROCESS OF CLEARING THE
  • MANY ESTABLISHED TRAILS, PLEASE CONTACT THE PROPERTY MANAGER.
  • NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF 8 IS ALLOWED TO RIDE WITHOUT ADULT SUPERVISION.
  • ALL CHILDREN UNDER THE AGE OF 12 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT AT THE SWIMMING
  • POND (LAKE LADONNA).  REMEMBER THERE IS NO LIFE GUARD.  SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • EXCESSIVE SPEED AND CARELESS/RECKLESS DRIVING WILL NOT BE TOLERATED AT TIMBER RIDGE.
  • DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE WILL NOT BE TOLERATED!  IF CAUGHT, YOU WILL BE ISSUED A TICKET, YOUR DRIVING PRIVILEGES WILL BE REVOKED FOR 180 DAYS AND YOU WILL MAKE A $200.00 DONATION TO THE SHELTER HOUR.  IF CAUGHT A SECOND TIME, YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED.  NO EXCEPTIONS.
  • ALL VEHICLES DRIVEN ON THE TRAILS MUST HAVE A TRAIL PERMIT STICKER.  EACH VEHICLE IS TO HAVE ITS OWN TRAIL STICKER.  TO OBTAIN A STICKER, YOUR MEMBERSHIP MUST BE CURRENT AND PROOF OF LIABILITY INSURANCE MUST BE SHOWN.  TICKETS WILL BE ISSUED FOR NONCOMPLIANCE.
  • TIMBER RIDGE IS NOT A STORAGE LOT FOR JUNK AND NON-RUNNING VEHICLES!  IF YOU HAVE SUCH ITEMS OF VALUE, THEY SHOULD BE STORED INSIDE OR REMOVED.
  • ALL CAMPSITES MUST BE KEPT IN A CLEAN MANNER.  WEEDS OR GRASS OVER 18” MUST BE MOWED.  IF WE HAVE TO MOW IT FOR YOU, THERE WILL BE A FEE ADDED TO YOUR MEMBERSHIP.
  • ALL MEMBERSHIP DUES ARE TO BE PAID DURING YOUR ANNIVERSARY MONTH.  IF PAYMENTS ARE NEEDED, A SCHEDULE WILL BE MADE.  AFTER 30 DAYS LATE, YOU WILL RECEIVE A FINAL NOTICE.  AFTER 60 DAYS LATE, YOUR MEMBERSHIP WILL BE TERMINATED.
  • NO CUTTING DOWN OF TREES ON TIMBER RIDGE PROPERTY.  THERE WILL BE DESIGNATED
  • AREAS FOR CUTTING OF CAMPFIRE WOOD FREE TO MEMBERS.  IF ANY MEMBER WANTS PRIME WOOD, THEY MUST CONTACT RICHARD BUMANN.
  • NO DRIVING IN ANY FIELD THAT IS PLANTED OR WILL BE PLANTED.
  • PLEASE REMEMBER ALL PROPERTY BELONGS TO THE BUMANN FAMILY.  THEY ARE ALLOWING US TO ENJOY THEIR LAND.  PLEASE RESPECT THIS PRIVILEGE.  IF YOU QUIT OR ARE TERMINATED, YOUR CAMPSITE WILL BE LEASED TO ANOTHER MEMBER.  ELECTRIC AND WATER WILL BE TRANSFERRED.  ANY UPGRADES MADE ARE RELINQUISHED UNLESS REMOVED WITHIN 30 DAYS.  ANY DAMAGE TO THE SPOT WILL BE CHARGED TO THE FORMER MEMBER.

 

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

Donations

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:

DRIVING ON MOTORCYCLE TRAIL:

CHILDREN UNDER 8 DRIVING ALONG:

RIDING WHEN MUDDY:

UNDERAGE DRIVING:

CARELESS/RECKLESS OR EXCESSIVE SPEED:

DRIVING UNDER THE INFLUENCE:

 

NO TRAIL PERMIT:

$25.00

$10.00

$20.00

$15.00

$10.00 PER PET

$25.00

$100.00 PLUS 90 DAY SUSPENSION

$10.00

$25.00

$15.00

$50.00

$200.00 PLUS 180 DAY SUSPENSION

2nd TIME AUTOMATIC TERMINATION

$10.00

2nd TIME $25.00

3rd TIME TERMINATION

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