20-9-12 Definition of terms.
Definition of terms.
Terms used in §§ 20-9-12 to 20-9-18, inclusive, mean:
"Charge," the admission price or fee asked in return for invitation or permission to enter
or go upon the land. Any nonmonetary gift to an owner that is less than one hundred
dollars in value may not be construed to be a charge;
"Land," land, trails, water, watercourses, private ways and agricultural structures, and
machinery or equipment if attached to the realty;
"Outdoor recreational purpose," includes any of the following activities, or any
combination thereof: hunting, fishing, swimming other than in a swimming pool, boating,
canoeing, camping, picnicking, hiking, biking, off-road driving, aviation activity, nature
study, water skiing, winter sports, snowmobiling, viewing, or enjoying historical,
archaeological, scenic, or scientific sites;
"Agritourism activity," any activity carried out on a farm, on a ranch, in a forest, or on an
agribusiness operation that allows members of the general public, for recreational,
entertainment, or educational purposes, to view or participate in agricultural activities,
including farming, ranching, historical, cultural, harvest-your-own, or nature-based
activities and attractions. An activity is an agritourism activity whether or not the
participant paid to participate in the activity. An activity is not an agritourism activity if
the participant is paid to participate in the activity;
"Owner," the possessor of a fee interest, a tenant, lessee, occupant, or person in control
of the premises.
SL 1987, ch 158, § 1; SL 1990, ch 154; SL 2010, ch 109, § 1; SL 2012, ch 117, § 1.