Park Rules

Phil Hardberger Park is a natural area providing important wildlife habitat amidst an urban core. Please practice Leave No Trace Principles and do your part to keep the park wild.


  • Please stay on the trails

  • Please carry all trash to the nearest waste receptacle. Do not litter.

Glass Container Ban

  • The use of glass containers in Phil Hardberger Park is prohibited by ordinance.


  • Camping is not allowed at Phil Hardberger Park.

  • Camping is not allowed on Easter weekend.

Metal Detecting

  • Metal detecting is not allowed at the park.


  • Dogs must be on leash when not inside the dog parks


  • The feeding of any wild animals in the park is prohibited.

  • The touching or harassing of wildlife is prohibited.

Fire ban

  • There are Barbecue pits available in some of the picnic areas, where grilling is permitted.

  • Personal barbecue pits and grills are not allowed in the park.

  • Fireworks and smoke bombs are prohibited in the park.


  • Smoking and all forms of tobacco use is prohibited.