Leave No Trace Blogs

Jun 04, 2018
Kanab, UT - The Joes started the year in Southern Utah, which seemed like another planet compared to our Midwestern roots. Slot canyons are wild, y’all!  Immediately after hiking part of Buckskin Gulch, we stopped at a Kanab... Read More
May 25, 2018
Pocahontas State Park, Virginia: When camping, we produce wastewater, or “grey water,” whenever we wash ourselves or our clothing, clean our dishes or brush our teeth. Check out our video to learn more about how you can protect your favorite camping... Read More
Apr 12, 2018
Loma Mar, California: Ever hiked right past that “Iron Ranger,” one of those tamper-resistant fee boxes found at a day-use area, trailhead, or campground, and thought, “I pay my taxes, don’t I?” It’s true that tax revenues help fund our public lands... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
Nominate a Leave No Trace Hot Spot for 2019 Now Through May 31. Nominate an outdoor area for a week-long education and training program from the Leave No Trace Center for... Read More
Apr 11, 2018
Boulder, Colorado: Citizen science is a popular movement that allows people from all walks of life to help advance scientific research by collecting and sharing data. The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics recently... Read More
Mar 30, 2018
[APRIL FOOL'S! THIS IS NOT A REAL THING.] Boulder, Colorado:  The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, a leading provider of outdoor education resources, today announces new... Read More
Mar 24, 2018
It can be difficult to know when to dig a cathole vs. when to use a WAG bag. Luckily we made this flowchart for you so now you always know what to do when nature calls. Read below for more tips on going #2 in the outdoors! In an attempt to... Read More
Mar 19, 2018
Amboy, CA: We are about to blow your outdoors-loving world. Ready? You can have fun camping WITHOUT A CAMPFIRE. Yes, we mean it. And, for the record, Leave No Trace is not anti-campfire. We, too, grew up roasting s’mores and hot dogs over campfires... Read More
Mar 16, 2018
Las Vegas, NV: The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics is comprised of approximately 20 full-time staff. We're a small and mighty bunch, but there is absolutely no way our motley crew of 20 could ever hope to carry out the nationwide Leave No... Read More
Mar 15, 2018
Colorado resort partners with the Leave No Trace Center to bring important education to visitors to the state As part of Leave No Trace’s partnership with the Colorado Tourism Office, The Gant Resort in Aspen has signed on with... Read More