Dolly Sods Wilderness

Wilderness Area


Safety Information

  • Stay on designated trails. Do not create new trails.
  • Camp at existing campsites. These usually have a fire ring and show bare ground around them.
  • If you camp at a place without a fire ring DO NOT create one.Use a backpacker-type stove for your cooking needs and enjoy a night without a campfire.
  • Wear proper footwear.
  • Trails can be muddy and wet so be prepared to get your feet wet.
  • Dress for the weather.
  • Be prepared for sudden changes. Red Creek is prone to flash flood.
  • During hunting seasons, hikers are encouraged to wear high visibility clothing.