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 major priorities. 

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

To learn more, click here to link to be redirected to the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics

Tread Lightly

Learn more about making sure your next outdoor adventure maximizes fun but minimizes the impact to the forest, making sure we have a excellent conditions for everyone wanting to explore the forest.

Click the button below that relates to your next activity to read helpful tips to help you prepare before hitting the forest.

Button for passes and permits with an illustration of a vehicle. Button with an illustration of a hiker with the words hiking underneath. Button with an illustration of a tent with the words camping underneath. Button with a kayak on it with the words water safety underneath.
Button with an illustration of trees with the word trees underneath. Button with an illustration of a fire and the words Smoke/Fire underneath. Button with an illustration of a person swimming with the word hypothermia below it. Button with an illustration of a first aid kit and the word safety underneath.
Button for food with an illustration of a hot dog on top with the word food underneath. Button with an illustration of wind blowing from a cloud with the word wind below it. Button with an illustration of a bear with the word bear underneath. Button for lightning with an illustration of a lightning bolt with the word lightning below it.

Remember: You are responsible for your safety and for the safety of those around you.

 



https://www.fs.usda.gov/main/superior/learning/safety-ethics