City of St. Clairsville
City of St. Clairsville

National Road Bikeway Rules and Regulations



It shall be the responsibility of any bikeway user to be aware of and obey all rules and regulations.  Failure to comply with the rules, posted or not, may result in the issuance of a citation, expulsion from the bikeway and/or arrest.  For full details, please refer to the Codified Ordinances for St. Clairsville:  Title Nine, Chapter 375.

  • No motorized vehicles
  • Wheelchair use is encouraged
  • Stay on bikeway since private property is on each side of the trail
  • Open during daylight hours only
  • Pedestrians and disabled have the right-of-way
  • Vehicle crossings at streets and driveways have the right-of-way
  • Bikeway users shall yield to law enforcement, emergency and City maintenance vehicles which have the right-of-way on all portions of the bikeway
  • Keep to the right and do not block bikeway
  • Give audible “passing on left” signal before passing
  • Keep pets on a leash no longer than three (3) feet and under control at all times
  • Carry plastic bags and clean up after your pet
  • 15 MPH speed limit
  • Helmets and all safety equipment recommended
  • No skateboards, horses, golf carts, or shooting
  • No hunting, fires, fireworks, weapons or model power toys
  • Possession or use of alcohol or any illegal drug (or related paraphernalia) is prohibited
  • Use extra caution when sharing the bike lane and street routes with motorized vehicles
  • Use the bikeway quietly and with courtesy to our neighbors
  • NO jumps or stunts on bikes, rollerblades, etc. and NO ramps
  • No radios or other electronic equipment played at a volume that can be heard by anyone other than its owner
  • No littering, including cigarettes or other tobacco products

Please be predictable, alert, cautious and courteous when using the National Road Bikeway.