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Trends in campsite condition: Eagle Cap Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, and Grand Canyon National ParkAuthor(s): David N. Cole; Troy E. Hall
Source: Res. Pap. INT-453. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 40 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe overall trend in condition on established campsites was one of slight deterioration, with the most deterioration occurring in campsite area, mineral soil exposure, and tree damage. Impacts to ground cover vegetation were relatively stable. Differences in amount of impact between high-use and low-use sites generally increased over time.
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CitationCole, David N.; Hall, Troy E. 1992. Trends in campsite condition: Eagle Cap Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, and Grand Canyon National Park. Res. Pap. INT-RP-453. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 40 p
Keywordsecological impact, campsites, wilderness, backcountry, trends, Eagle Cap Wilderness, Bob Marshall Wilderness, Grand Canyon National Park
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