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Rules and Regulations

Help keep Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge wild!

There are a lot of fun, interesting, and educational things you can do on the refuge.  Keep in mind, if an activity is not wildlife related and does not help in the protection or understanding of wildlife or their habitat, there are probably refuge rules governing this activity.  Please check with the refuge management before participating in an activity that could harm the environment or yourself.  There are plenty of activities on Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge for you to enjoy.  Be safe and have fun! 


Rules and Regulations
 

  • Santa Ana National Wildlife Refuge is here for the benefit of wildlife so please do not disturb or collect animals or plants.
  • Pets are prohibited south of the canal road; please keep pets on a leash at all times.
  • Bicycles are NOT permitted anywhere on the Refuge at this time.
  • Remember, the refuge is for here for your enjoyment of wildlife-dependent activities. Jogging is only allowed in conjunction with these activities. Large, organized groups that are not participating in wildlife-related events are not allowed. 
  • Camping, hunting and fishing are not permitted.
  • Visitor fees go to improving programs and facilities so please be sure to pay the entrance fee. 
  • The 7 mile auto-loop is closed to visitor vehicles and is currently used for the nature tram. 
Last Updated: May 14, 2013
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