Leave No Trace Blogs

Aug 12, 2017
Indianapolis, IN: As children get older, they seek out ways to assert their independence: taking responsibility for different parts of their lives, consulting friends rather than parents for advice, and, sometimes, taking the easy... Read More
Aug 10, 2017
Boulder, CO: We believe Leave No Trace should be part of every child’s educational experience. In fact, that’s the motivation behind our Leave No Trace for Every Kid initiative. While the Traveling Trainers reach thousands of kids... Read More
Aug 09, 2017
Boulder, CO: The U.S. system of national parks has been called America's “best idea.” There’s no doubt about their popularity—overall visits continue to grow strongly. For all the success of that national parks enjoy, however, state parks see more... Read More
Aug 06, 2017
Lyons, CO:  RockyGrass is a three day long festival filled with music, food and drink, arts and crafts, relaxation and fun diversions. Also, let's not forget tubing the river and campsite pickin' gatherings! RockyGrass is always... Read More
Aug 03, 2017
Boulder, Colorado: From its chiseled, thru-hiking calves to its swollen rock-climbing forearms, the U.S. outdoor industry has been flexing its muscles lately. According to the Outdoor Industry Association (OIA), a trade organization... Read More
Aug 02, 2017
Lake Placid, NY: There is nothing more annoying than being witness to the impacts we despise most. For some, rock stacks and cairns fall into this precarious category. Building rock stacks can have serious ecological impacts.... Read More
Jul 30, 2017
Salt Lake City, UT: We recently wrapped up a whirlwind week at Outdoor Retailer! Our Subaru/Leave No Trace Traveling Trainers spent the week educating attendees and raising awareness about Leave No Trace practices. Despite the busy... Read More
Jul 27, 2017
Boulder, CO: A well-loved outdoor tradition, campfires are all the rage when heading outside overnight. The trouble is, campfires have a tendency to rage into wildfires when it's dry out. Fire season is well... Read More
Jul 27, 2017
Boulder, CO: Leave No Trace for Every Kid is one of the Center’s major initiatives, with the overarching goal of providing Leave No Trace education for any kid who spends time outside. The Center has developed an array of... Read More
Jul 23, 2017
Moran, WY: Grand Teton National Park is one of America's most iconic destinations. Craggy peaks erupt from the sagebrush valley skirted by pine forest and azure lakes, forcing all who pass to stop and marvel at this geologic wonder... Read More