MERCANTOUR (Roya Bévéra)
A National Park is a natural region open to the public but subject to regulations
which are based on good behaviour.
- No dogs, even on leads for the protection of wildlife and tame animals.
- No gathering or removal of animals, plants, minerals or fossils,
which are part of the landscape.
- No weapons. All animals are protected here.
- No littering, for a clean environment.
- No fires, to prevent forest fires and soil erosion.
- No camping, to conserve the area's natural beauty and to avoid pollution.
- Bivouacs authorised only at more than one hour's walk
from Park boundaries or from access roads.
- No vehicles. This area may be visited on foot only,
and all traffic is prohibited except on authorised roads.
- No noise or disturbances, for the quiet enjoyment of this area.
- No hang-gliding or other aerial sports. To avoid disturbing the wildlife,
it is forbidden to fly over the area at an altitude of less than 1000 metres.
(Extract from Decree No. 79-696, 18th August 1979, the full text can be consulted in all of the peripheral zone town halls, or in the Visitor's Centres.)