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What Is Leave No Trace?

Updated: Apr 3, 2022

If you’ve gone camping at a state or national park anytime in the last twenty-plus years, I am sure you have seen or heard the words Leave No Trace (LNT). What you might not know is all the other things that the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics provides. They are a resource for proven research, education, and protection of the outdoors.


Nine out of ten people who visit the wilderness are uninformed about minimizing their impact on the land.

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