2016 Maryland Code
Natural Resources
Title 5 - Forests and Parks
Subtitle 11 - Public Recreation on Private Land and Land Owned by Local Governments.
§ 5-1109. Cross-country skiing or use of OHV's.

MD Nat Res Code § 5-1109 (2016) What's This?

(a) Responsibility of landowner. -- If a landowner agrees to the use of a defined part of the landowner's real property for the use of cross-country skiing or for the use of an OHV, any person who uses the part of the real property impliedly consents to adhere to every law, to observe every safety precaution and practice, to take every precaution against fire, and to assume all responsibility and liability for the person's safety and property while cross-country skiing or using an OHV on the landowner's real property.

(b) Lease of property for recreational use. -- The provisions of ยง 5-1108(b) and (c) of this subtitle apply when a landowner leases any defined part of the landowner's real property for the use of cross-country skiing or for the use of an OHV.

(c) Adoption of regulations. -- The Department shall adopt regulations to permit cross-country skiing or OHV use on those defined parts of a landowner's real property on which cross-country skiing or OHV use is allowed under this section.

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