It’s the simple things that can make a difference like not cutting switchbacks on trails, not breaking or sawing branches off trees to make a fire, not trashing wilderness areas with toilet paper, or washing your camp dishes in streams and lakes.
It’s the simple things that will make the difference in keeping our public lands in good shape and a pleasure to visit.
Common sense is a simple thing. All we have to do is practice it. Click on the link to visit the Leave No Trace website.
Plan ahead and prepare -
Camp and Travel on Durable Surfaces:
Pack It In: Pack It Out:
Properly Dispose of What You Cannot Pack Out:
Leave What You Find:
Minimize Use and Impact of Fire:
For More Information:
Check out Leave No Trace; A guide to the New Wilderness Etiquette by Annette McGivney.