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Protect, Respect, & Preserve Our State



Help us keep our state beautiful and welcoming for generations to come. Read the Leave No Trace
Seven Principles below and follow them any time you're in New Hampshire.

 
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
Research where you're going before you go to ensure a safe and successful adventure.  Learn More
STICK TO TRAILS & CAMP OVERNIGHT RIGHT
Prevent injury and reduce damage to plants, trails, and the landscape by sticking to marked paths and campsites. Learn More
TRASH YOUR TRASH
Whether you're out for a short walk or weeklong trek, be prepared to carry out what you carry in. Learn More
LEAVE IT AS YOU FIND IT
Help preserve New Hampshire's wonders. Refrain from picking or taking items you may find. Learn More
BE CAREFUL WITH FIRE
Burn local firewood, use campfires and fire rings safely, and extinguish fires completely every time. Learn More
KEEP WILDLIFE WILD
Observe animals from a distance, refrain from feeding them, and always store your food securely. Learn More
SHARE THE OUTDOORS
Be kind and respectful to everyone you meet or pass in New Hampshire's great outdoors. Learn More
 

How can you learn more about Leave No Trace? 
Take this online course: Leave No Trace: Take Action to Protect the Outdoors. The course will provide you with a better understanding of recreation-related impacts, the Seven Principles and how Leave no Trace skills and ethics can help protect the New Hampshire outdoors.