Although the genesis of the Leave No Trace program is along wilderness trails and backcountry campsites, studies have shown that the majority of outdoor use occurs along open space trails, in urban and state parks and in established campgrounds. In an effort to address the explosive use of America's "frontcountry" or day-use areas, Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has expanded its educational focus to include these sites.  Read more >

Get Involved

There are three primary ways to get involved with the Leave No Trace Frontcountry Program.

Sample Programs

Here, you can review several examples of successful Leave No Trace Frontcountry Programs.