HIDDEN LAKE RULES AND REGULATIONS

 

Thank you for visiting Hidden Lake. In order to keep your experience here both safe and enjoyable,

please obey the following rules and regulations while on the property.

 

 

ALL LARGEMOUTH BASS AND CRAPPIE MUST BE IMMEDIATELY RELEASED WITH AS LITTLE HANDLING AS POSSIBLE. 

 

DO NOT PLACE ANY BASS OR CRAPPIE IN THE LIVE WELL OF ANY BOAT FOR ANY REASON.

 

DO NOT RETURN RIO GRANDE CICHLIDS TO THE LAKE. THIS IS AN INVASIVE AND DISRUPTIVE SPECIES OF FISH.

 

IT IS BEST TO HAVE A VALID ARIZONA FISHING LICENSE HOWEVER, WE ARE A PRIVATE LAKE AND IT IS NOT NECESSARY. WE DO OBEY ALL AZ DEPARTMENT OF FISH AND GAME RULES AND REGULATIONS.

 

THE USE OF CAST NETS, SEINE NETS, OR ANY OTHER KIND OF NET TO CATCH FISH, INCLUDING BAIT FISH, IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

 

HAND LINES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED. 

WE HAVE NO LIFEGUARD ON DUTY. WE DO NOT AT THIS TIME ALLOW SWIMMING. 

 

NO HUNTING OR DISCHARGING OF FIREARMS IS PERMITTED AT ANY TIME.

 

KEEP YOUR VEHICLE ON DESIGNATED ROADS AT ALL TIMES AND DO NOT EXCEED 25 MPH.

 

PARK YOUR VEHICLE IN DESIGNATED PARKING AREAS ONLY.

 

ATV’S, UTV’S, AND MOTORCYCLES ARE STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

 

BOW HUNTING IS PERMITTED FOR ALL FISH, WITH THE EXCEPTION OF LARGEMOUTH BASS AND CRAPPIE.

 

WE WELCOME ALL NON-AGGRESSIVE DOGS. IF YOUR DOG IS FRIENDLY WE ARE DOG FRIENDLY. PLEASE CLEAN UP AFTER YOUR DOG.

 

THERE ARE NO LIFEGUARDS AT HIDDEN LAKE SO YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR WATCHING YOUR CHILDREN AROUND THE WATER AT ALL TIMES.

 

PLEASE REMOVE ANY TRASH THAT YOU MAY SEE, EVEN IF IT ISN’T YOURS.

 

ALL BOATS MUST HAVE A VALID ARIZONA REGISTRATION.

 

PERSONS OPERATING OR IN A WATERCRAFT MUST OBEY ALL ARIZONA BOATING LAWS, RULES, AND REGULATIONS.

 

BOATS MUST BE THOROUGHLY CLEANED, DRY, AND LIVE WELLS EMPTIED PRIOR TO LAUNCH.

 

TRESPASSING, POACHING, ILLEGAL SHOOTING, AND SECURITY ARE AN ON-GOING CONCERN FOR US AT HIDDEN LAKE. PLEASE NOTIFY US IMMEDIATELY IF YOU SEE ANYTHING OR ANYONE SUSPICIOUS, OR IF YOU SEE ANYONE BEHAVING IN VIOLATION OF THESE RULES AND REGULATIONS.

 

PLEASE BE RESPECTFUL OF ALL OF OUR BIRDS AND WILDLIFE. WE ARE WORKING HARD TO RESTORE AND ENHANCE THE HABITATS OF NUMEROUS SPECIES OF BIRDS AND ANIMALS.

 

THE AREAS AROUND THE TRAILERS, HEAVY EQUIPMENT, ANCILLARY BUILDINGS AND SMALL POND ARE STRICTLY OFF LIMITS AND SHOULD BE AVOIDED AT ALL TIMES.

 

ACCESS TO THE WESTERN, SOUTHERN, AND EASTERN SHORES OF THE LAKE IS HAZARDOUS AND AT YOUR OWN RISK. SEVERE VEHICLE AND TIRE DAMAGE MAY RESULT FROM ATTEMPTING TO DRIVE AROUND THE LAKE.

 

ACCESS TO THE EAST LAKE AND THE PROPERTY AROUND THE EAST LAKE IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

 

CAMPFIRES ARE PERMITTED IN FIRE PITS AND DESIGNATED AREAS ONLY.

ALL LIVEWELLS AND COOLERS WILL BE CHECKED UPON EXIT FOR FISH.