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    Starting on Monday, April 22nd, 2013, the John Muir National Historic Site will be operating under new days and hours. We will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10am-5pm. The press release regarding change in operating hours can be downloaded at link. More »

Leave No Trace

Leave No Trace
Leave No Trace
 

The Leave No Trace program is a national education program that promotes minimum impact practices for human-powered recreationists. The goal of the Leave No Trace program is to promote a consistent, unified message based around the seven Leave No Trace principles.

The Leave No Trace Principles of outdoor ethics form the framework of Leave No Trace's message. Threre are seven core principles:

  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  3. Dispose of Waste Properly
  4. Leave What You Find
  5. Minimize Campfire Impacts
  6. Respect Wildlife
  7. Be Considerate of Other Visitors
For more information on Leave No Trace principles, visit the LNT website at:http://www.lnt.org/

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

"These temple destroyers, devotees of ravaging commercialism, seem to have a perfect contempt for Nature, and, instead of lifting their eyes to the God of mountains, lift them to the Almighty Dollar." THE YOSEMITE, John Muir