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1356 E. Greenwood Rd.
Alger, MI 48610

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Leave No Trace
Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Prepare for extreme weather, hazards, and emergencies.
  • Repackage food to minimize waste.
  • Bring all of the required materials and prerequisites for your merit badges.
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Durable surfaces include established trails and campsites, rock, gravel, dry grasses or wood chipped.
  • Try to pitch your tents in the least used areas of your campsites, to help the dying areas regrow.
Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Pack it in, pack it out. Inspect your campsite and latrines for trash or spilled foods. Bag all trash and dispense of it into the dumpster.
  • All returnable bottles should be returned to the River Store for proper disposal.
Leave What You Find
  • Preserve the past: examine, but do not touch, cultural or historic structures and artifacts.
  • Leave rocks, plants and other natural objects as you find them.
  • Avoid introducing or transporting non-native species.
  • Do not build structures, furniture, or dig trenches.
Minimize Campfire Impacts
  • Campfires can cause lasting impacts.
  • Please keep all fires inside the designated fire ring(s) that are located inside your campsite
  • Keep fires small. Larger fires can produce forest fires if not properly attended to.
  • Burn all wood and coals to ash, and put out campfires completely.
Respect Wildlife
  • Observe wildlife from a distance. Do not follow or approach them.
  • Never feed animals. Feeding wildlife damages their health, alters natural behaviors, and exposes them to predators and other dangers.
  • Protect wildlife and your food by storing rations and trash securely.
  • Avoid wildlife during sensitive times: mating, nesting, raising young, or winter.
Be Considerate of Other Visitors
  • Be courteous. Yield to other users on the trail.
  • Let nature's sounds prevail. Avoid loud voices and noises