Gallery: 8 Summertime Tips for Leave No Trace Camping

If you are traveling with your favorite canine companion, make sure that all waste is either bagged and thrown out back at the campsite, or buried. As for human poop, bring along a trowel to dig a "cat hole" that is at least 6 to 8 inches deep and 200 yards from water. Cover and disguise the hole when finished. Sanitary products and toilet paper should not be left behind, but instead bagged and packed out. Urinate at least a few dozen feet away from trails, and avoid contaminating riparian habitats.

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