Protected Areas

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The Regional Network of Protected Areas in the Azores Archipelago applies in the Region, the classification adopted by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), adapting it to specific geographical, environmental, cultural and political-administrative territories of the Azores, and in this Park are covered the following categories: 

Nature Reserve
(Category I - IUCN)
Natural Monument
(Category III - IUCN)
Protected Landscape Area
(Category V - IUCN)
(Category VI - IUCN)