(20 ILCS 890/15)
(a) The Department of Natural Resources, or other designated agency, may implement a reduction in access to a trail by pack and saddle animals under the following conditions:
(1) where conditions are not suitable because of
significant public safety concerns or where necessary for maintenance; or
(2) for reasons related to the mission of the
Department of Natural Resources or other designated agency.
(b) If a trail closure or other reduction is implemented under this Section, such closure or reduction shall be posted at the trailhead.
(c) Nothing in this Section alters or limits the State's authority to implement a temporary emergency closure of a trail or road to pack and saddle animals.
(Source: P.A. 96-985, eff. 1-1-11.)