Outdoor Safety & Ethics
The Superior National Forest provides a natural arena for a wide variety of fun and exciting outdoor activities. The safety of visitors and the forest itself is everyone's responsibility. Being prepared for whatever mother nature has to offer and being able to minimize our impact on the land should always be a priority.
Practice Leave No Trace Ethics
- Be Considerate of Other Visitors
- Plan Ahead and Prepare
- Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
- Dispose of Waste Properly
- Leave What You Find
- Minimize Campfire Impacts
- Respect Wildlife
Learn more about making sure your next outdoor adventure maximizes fun but minimizes the impact to the forest, making sure we have quality conditions for everyone experiencing the forest.
Winter Camping in the BWCAW
- Review the BWCAW Trip Planning Guide (p. 11) for winter safety and best practices
- Leave No Trace Principles for Winter Recreation
Click the button below that relates to your next activity to read helpful tips to help you prepare before hitting the forest.
Remember: You are responsible for your safety and for the safety of those around you.