Article - Natural Resources
(a) In this subtitle
the following words have the meanings indicated.
(b) (1) “Charge”
means price or fee asked for services, entertainment, recreation performed,
or products offered for sale on land or in return for invitation or
permission to enter or go upon land.
does not include:
(i) The sharing
of game, fish, or other products of recreational use;
(ii) Benefits to
the land arising from the recreational use; or
in kind or services to promote the management or conservation of resources
on the land.
(1) Nature study;
(2) Farm visitations
for purposes of learning about the farming operation;
(3) Practice judging
of livestock, dairy cattle, poultry, other animals, agronomy crops,
horticultural crops, or other farm products;
(4) Organized visits
to farms by school children, 4–H clubs, FFA clubs, and others
as part of their educational programs;
(5) Organized visits
for purposes of participating in or observing historical reenactments
as part of an educational or cultural program; and
of historical, archaeological, or scientific sites.
(d) (1) “Land”
means land, roads, paths, trails, water, watercourses, private ways
and buildings, structures, and machinery or equipment when attached
does not include any structure or equipment provided by a unit of
local government for the purpose of public recreation.
vehicle” or “OHV” means a motor–assisted or
motor–driven vehicle that is:
(1) Designed for
or capable of cross–country travel on or directly over land,
snow, or other natural terrain; and
(2) Not intended
for use on public roads.
means the owner of any estate or other interest in real property,
whether possessory or nonpossessory, including the grantee of an easement.
purpose” means any recreational pursuit.