Leave No Trace Principles
Brush Up on Your Outdoor Ethics with Destination Door County's Leave No Trace Principles.
Headed to Door County to explore the lake, the shoreline, the woods, or the culture? You'll want to review these timeless tenets of good land stewardship and travel etiquette before venturing out. From being mindful of your personal impact on nature spaces to embracing an overall ethos of "leave it better," the Door County Leave No Trace 7 Principles should always be on your mind when you explore the outdoors.
These principles provide an easily understood framework of minimum impact practices for anyone visiting the outdoors. For an even more in-depth look at the guidelines, check out Destination Door County's Leave No Trace 7 Principles video series.
1. Know Before You Go
Prepare to be amazed, but not surprised.
2. Stick To The Trails
Discover something beautiful.
3. Trash Your Trash
Pack it in, pack it out.
4. Leave It As You Find It
See it all.
5. Be Careful With Fire
Make warm memories.
6. Keep Wildlife Wild
Respect each other-including our wild ones.
7. Share Our Trails, Roads and Natural Resources
Live for each moment.