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    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

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Leave No Trace

Leave No trace

Leave No Trace is an international program that promotes responsible outdoor recreation. It's about....

  • People
  • Conservation
  • Education
  • Environmental Stewardship
 

Leave no Trace Video - Presented by the National Park Service

 

The following seven "Leave no Trace" principles can be further explored at www.LNT.org :

 

Plan Ahead and Prepare

Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces

Dispose of Waste Properly

Leave What You Find

Minimize Campfire Impacts
(note: fires are only allowed in the firepits and BBQ grills at the Nāmakanipaio campground and the Kīpukapuaulu picnic area as well as the firepit at the Kīlauea Overlook picnic shelter. Fires are not allowed in any backcountry area).

Respect Wildlife

Be Considerate of Others

Did You Know?

Rainforest at Nahuku (Thurston Lava Tube)

In recognition of its outstanding natural values, Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park has been honored as both an International Biosphere Reserve (1980) and a World Heritage Site (1987).