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Leave No Trace


Although the Leave No Trace nonprofit organization was incorporated in 1994, the ideas it promotes—care, responsibility, and stewardship for the outdoors—are not new. Many Native American and Indigenous cultures have taught and embodied stewardship values for millennia.

Following the 7 Leave No Trace principles is good for the BTNF.

  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 others.


Leave it better.

The 7 Leave No Trace Principles greatly overlap with the ethos of responsible recreation.

We acknowledge with respect that our facilities are situated on the aboriginal land of the Shoshone Bannock. Eastern Shoshone. Northern Arapaho. Crow. Assiniboine. Sioux. Gros Ventre. Nez Perce.

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