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

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 quality conditions for everyone experiencing the forest.

Winter Camping in the BWCAW

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.