Park and Lake Rules

Park Rules


Spring Hill's City parks are open for public use between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. All park facilities are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Any request for the use of City parks between the hours of 10 p.m. and 6 a.m. must be submitted in writing to the City Clerk.
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City park rules are as follows:
  • No alcoholic beverages
  • No glass containers
  • No hunting, trapping, killing, pursuing, or molesting of any animal, bird, or waterfowl
  • No possession or use of firearms
  • No burning or open fires
  • No motorized vehicles
  • No damage, modification, removal, or addition of park amenities, trees, turf, or any public property
  • No dumping
Any violation of City ordinance can result in fines, imprisonment, or both.
Please help us keep our parks clean! All Spring Hill City parks are equipped with trash receptacles and animal waste bags and containers that are picked up and disposed of on a regular basis by park personnel. Your use of these receptacles is appreciated.

Lake Rules


Spring Hill's City Lake and the ponds at Melvin Murry Park are open to the public for fishing and outdoor enjoyment.

Violation of City ordinances can result in fines, imprisonment, or both.

The following rules and regulations apply at City lakes:
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  • All persons fishing in a City lake must have a state fishing license if required to do so. State fishing laws apply at City lakes.
  • No seining, netting, or trapping minnows.
  • No dumping or disposing of any kind of live bait, garbage, or refuse.
  • No use of trotlines, bank lines, or jugs.
  • No more than two fishing lines per state license.
  • No removing of grass carp.
  • No placing, keeping, or maintaining boats or vessels.
  • No wading, bathing, or swimming.
  • Recognized float tubes are permitted. Hip boots or chest waders can only be worn with a float tube.
  • The minimum slot length for channel catfish and largemouth bass is 15 inches. The creel limit is two for channel catfish and five for largemouth bass. Crappie has no minimum slot length and a creel limit of 50.