If You See THIS In Montana, You Need to Run Away Immediately
Montana residents take pride in our ability to have so much access to public lands, and most know where you can and cannot go.
That said there are plenty of places that are private property right next to those public lands.
It's called "checkerboarded land" and you most likely won't run into any signs telling you "do not enter."
That's why it's so important to be looking for another subtle clue letting you know to "keep out" and that you're about to enter private property.
Not paying attention means you're breaking the law, which could result in not only a monetary fine, but even jail time as well.
Purple Paint Laws in Montana
Montana is one of numerous states that have Purple Paint laws on the books.
What are Purple Paint Laws?
Purple paint laws basically work the same as a posted sign stating no trespassing.
It can be sprayed on a fence or even just on a tree.
So, what will happen if you don't heed the private property owners warning?
According to the website Upgraded Home you could,
Get a conviction for criminal trespass in Montana and you will be subject to $500 in fines and up to 6 months in jail.