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7 Ways You Can
Plan Ahead & Prepare
There's more than desert in Arizona. Planning ahead and preparing for the state's diverse terrain and temperatures means being able to safely experience all Arizona has to offer.
Stick to Trails
Wander with wonder, but please stick to the trails and camp only on existing or designated campsites. When you minimize your impact, you help protect plants, animals and yourself.
Trash Your Trash
Ecosystems are delicate and even organic trash can have a negative impact. So, when it comes to trash and waste, pack it in and pack it out.
Leave What You Find
In Arizona, there is so much to discover and history to explore. Take pictures and make memories, but please don't take mementos or leave a mark.
Be Careful with Fire
Arizona's hot, dry climate is perfect to catch ablaze. You can minimize fire impacts by using only designated fire pits and keeping your campfire small, safe and attended.
Arizona's great outdoors is home to more than 800 species of wildlife. It's best to observe them from a distance, so be prepared to stop and let the wildlife stay wild.
Share the Outdoors
Arizona's landscapes provide the perfect backdrop for reflection. Respect others and their unique connection to the land. Let's all enjoy the natural world together.
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