In that way, the protection of nature is improved. Enjoying the natural aspects in a National Park is important. By laying out hiking and bicycling paths in a well thought-out manner, conserving nature and recreation can go hand-in-hand. Ecomare is the information centre for the National Park Dunes of Texel. This is where one can find answers to the most divergent questions concerning the area. In the Dune Park connected with the centre, there are laid-out paths where one can walk around with or without a guide.