Skip to Main Content
Wilderness campsite monitoring methods: a sourcebookAuthor(s): David N. Cole
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-259. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 57 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Intermountain Forest Experiment Station
View PDF (5.0 MB)
DescriptionSummarizes information on techniques available for monitoring the condition of campsites, particularly those in wilderness. A variety of techniques are described and evaluated; sources of information are also listed. Problems with existing monitoring systems and places where refinement of technique is required are highlighted.
- You may send email to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a hard copy of this publication.
- (Please specify exactly which publication you are requesting and your mailing address.)
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationCole, David N. 1989. Wilderness campsite monitoring methods: A sourcebook. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-259. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 57 p.
Keywordswilderness management, campsite management, camping impacts, campsite condition, wildland ecology
- Twenty-eight years of wilderness campsite monitoring in Yosemite National Park
- Packstock in wilderness: Use, impacts, monitoring, and management
- Twenty years of change on campsites in the backcountry of Grand Canyon National Park
XML: View XML