Code of Conduct in the Nature Reserves

Revista Magazine 13

The nature reserves are unique places in the world. It’s important to enjoy their landscapes responsibly and respect the natural environment. To protect these places and allow other visitors to enjoy them too, please follow the code of conduct.

Check in and circulation

  • Please respect the instructions of the park rangers at all times.
  • Check in upon arrival and leaving.
  • Respect the entrance operating hours from 6 a.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Inform our park rangers of any incident.
  • The maximum speed is 12 miles per hour.
  • On arrival, please show your fishing permit.

Waste

  • Always leave the nature reserve cleaner than you found it. Keep it clean!
  • Please pack out all your trash and toilet paper.
  • Avoid using plastic and disposable items.
  • Please collect your pet’s waste.

Safety and behavior

  • Stay safe in the sea, there are no lifeguards in the nature reserves.
  • Keep a safe distance from wildlife.
  • Keep campfires small and build them only in designated areas.
  • Use biodegradable sunscreen and insect repellent.
  • Pets must be on leash at all times, this will help protect wildlife and your pet.
  • Respect other visitors and their experience.
  • Follow the principles Leave No Trace.
  • Follow good practices during your recreational and fishing activities.
  • Let nature’s sounds prevail, don’t use loudspeakers and loud voices.
  • Respect all the signs and infrastructure, they are there for you.
  • Help nature to recover, and respect closed areas or in restoration.
  • Camp on designated areas or durable surfaces.
  • Use only existing trails, it will prevent you from getting lost.

The following activities are prohibited

  • Motorcycles, UTV and ATVs.
  • To light directly on wildlife, neither feed them or disturb them.
  • Collecting archaeological objects.
  • Walking or driving in the dunes.
  • Fireworks.
  • To introduce exotic vegetation and wildlife.
  • To leave any fishing objects, fishing marks, bags or other elements.
  • To consume drugs inside the nature reserves.
  • To burn your trash.
  • Using loudspeakers.
  • Hunting of unpermitted species such as rabbits, coyotes, snakes, shorebirds
  • To use vegetation for your firecamp, please bring your own firewood.

Any person caught damaging the areas, infrastructure or facilities of the nature reserve will be turned over to the corresponding authorities.

Contact us

For more information, please contact Vitza Cabrera at turismo@terrapeninsular.org