Be a responsible visitor of Mount Makiling. Learn about the outdoor ethics promoted by the Makiling Center for Mountain Ecosystems . Review the slides and take the online quiz . Quiz passers can take the express lane at Mariang Makiling Station 1.
Briefing, login, entrance fees, inspection, and vehicle entry policies. Review brochures for these!
Access to the Wilderness Zone is restricted from 3:00PM to 5:00AM. Cut-off time for visitors going to Mudspring is 2:00PM and visitors going to Flatrocks is 3:00PM.
Follow trekking stations and directions and observe extra care as some portions are slippery and dangerous. The Makiling Traverse is closed to hikers during the week.
Camping is only allowed at Tayabak Campsite. Camping is not allowed in Peaks 1, 2, 3, Mudspring, Flatrocks, plantation groves, water intakes nor river banks.
Pack out all trash, leftover food, and non-biodegradable waste and dispose them upon exiting Station 1. The Los Baños Municipal Anti-Littering Ordinance No. 2001-08 will be strictly implemented.
Mount Makiling is a conservation reserve. It is illegal to cut trees, collect flowers or fruits, hunt wild animals nor take away natural artifacts.
Avoid touching plants that are not familiar to you. Inspect your clothes often for limatik (forest leech). Use insect repellents to avoid bites.
Watch wild animals from a distance. When confronted by a wild boar or a snake, stay calm and back-off slowly. Most animals are eager to escape if not provoked.
Refrain from defacing, destroying or removing signage and landmarks. Carving on tree trunks and branches is not allowed.
No smoking! The University prohibits smoking inside the campus especially the Forest Reserve. Unattended campfire or candle can spark destructive fire.
respoect other visitors and locals. Let everyone enjoy nature and the outdoors. Use earphones when listening to music.
Know the location of first aid stations and monitoring points. In case of untoward incidents, immediately call emergency contact numbers.
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