Rules and Regulations

We hope you enjoy your day exploring Thacher Island National Wildlife Refuge, which covers the northern third of Thacher Island.  Please obey these regulations for Thacher Island NWR to help protect the island's historic features and wildlife:


  • No pets allowed.
  • No littering.        
  • No camping or fires.
  • No collecting, disturbing, or destroying plants, animals, or historic items and structures.
  • No hunting, fishing, trapping, or use of remote-controlled aircraft (e.g. drones, "quadcopters," model airplanes, etc.)