(Jefferson County) It’s official, the Jefferson County Council passed an ordinance banning ATV’s, motorcycles, and horses from all county owned parks.
However, horses are still permitted in Big River Saddle Club Park in Dittmer.
The ban of horses also includes Pleasant Valley Nature Preserve in High Ridge.
The county council voted 4-3 in favor of bill 19-1042 during their monthly meeting back on January 27th.
The ban of ATV’s, motorcycles, and horses at county parks will take full effect beginning in March.