Arches National Park is a destination for over 1.5 million people a year. Numbers like that can have a huge impact on the landscape. No matter your experience in the outdoors, we all play a role in protecting and preserving public lands. The Seven Principles of Leave No Trace are helpful guidelines to minimize your impact here at Arches or anywhere you visit.
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
No matter where your travels take you, Leave No Trace is important everywhere. Whether you are visiting for a few hours or a few days, there are many ways that we can minimize our impact on the environment and respect the experiences of other visitors. We all play a vital role in protecting national parks and natural spaces.
Last updated: July 29, 2021