Rules & Regulations

Rules & Regulations

Accessing the Island:

  • Access to the Island is by boat only. The island dock is private and not intended for public use.
  • Walking on or next to the breakwater to access the island is strictly prohibited.

Day Use:

  • Respect the island’s natural beauty and do not walk on the fragile sand dunes.
  • Walk on the perimeter paths only. (See map.)
  • No trespassing on or into island structures.
  • No dogs are allowed on the island.
  • Be aware of both dog and deer tick infestation and take appropriate preventative measures.
  • Day-use fires must be kept below the high water mark.
  • Richmond Island maintains a “pack it in/pack it out” policy. This means all trash, garbage and waste MUST be removed from the island. (This includes human waste!)