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Leave No Trace Camping information

Outdoor Action is pleased to be able to provide links to the current state-of-the-art information on Leave No Trace Camping through the Leave No Trace Program. The mission of the Leave No Trace Program, produced in cooperation with Leave No Trace, Inc., a non-profit educational corporation authorized by the National Park Service, U.S. Forest Service, Bureau of Land Management, and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, is to create a nationally recognized educational system that promotes land stewardship, minimum-impact skills, and wilderness ethics.

The program is managed by LNT Inc., a non-profit organization located in Boulder, Colorado. LNT Inc. oversees memberships, marketing, fundraising and program development efforts. The National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS) maintains the educational component of Leave No Trace by offering LNT educational courses, developing educational materials and supporting the efforts of course graduates who teach LNT to the public.

The material referenced on this page is the property of LNT, Inc. and is reproduced with permission.

Principles of Leave No Trace

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Camp and Travel on Durable Surfaces
  3. Pack It In, Pack It Out
  4. Properly Dispose of What You Can't Pack Out
  5. Leave What You Find
  6. Minimize use and impact from fires

The Leave No Trace Skills Page contains the latest list of Regional Skills & Ethics information:

Other Leave No Trace Information