This study aims to analyze the pattern of community life of the Cycloop Nature Reserve based livelihoods.In addition, this study also analyzes the perception of the issues contained in the Cycloop Mountains, nature reserve, and analyze the management policy Cycloop Nature Reserve area. The results of the study noted that the pattern of use of forest resources in Cycloop Nature Reserve area in the form of social interaction of economic relations of society to meet the needs of everyday life, such as harvest forest products such as food, firewood, building materials and home, fodder, medicinal plantsand services and the results of other forest types. Perception noted there are four the most frequently encountered problems and facing communities, namely floods, forest fires and land (agriculture and illegal plantations), logging (illegal logging), as well as a decrease in the value of biodiversity in the area Cycloop Nature Reserve. The policy needs to be taken is the need for the empowerment of indigenous peoples through indigenous knowledge on the management of natural resources in the nature reserve. Additionally still conducted socialization activities for the community, then the pattern of routine patrols and security operations with indigenous peoples.Affirmation for customary land which is in the nature reserve area Cycloop Nature Reserveso that each of indigenous peoples supervise the activities of the society.