Leave your campsite cleaner than you found it. It sets a good example for others and discourages animals and insects from looking for food. If you're in the frontcountry, throw your garbage away in the campsite dumpster each night and wash your dishes. If you're in the backcountry, remember to pack it out. Part of the fun of going camping is that it allows for some license to be dirty and smelly. But for the sake of others, don't let it get out of hand. Check out these tips for maintaining personal hygiene while camping.
Last updated: March 17, 2017