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N.H. Emphasizing 'Leave No Trace' Tourism Campaign

Tuckerman Ravine at Mount Washington
Dan Tuohy / NHPR
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New Hampshire's Division of Travel and Tourism Development is emphasizing a "Leave No Trace" campaign for visitors to protect the state's natural landscapes and destinations.

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The state partnered with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics to encourage sustainable tourism built on the following principles:

Plan ahead and prepare;

  • Trash your trash;
  • Be careful with campfires;
  • Keep New Hampshire's wildlife wild;
  • Stick to the trails and camp overnight night;
  • Leave it as you find it; and
  • Share the outdoors.

In recent years, an increased interest in hiking and the outdoors has led to issues with overcrowding in New Hampshire and other areas.

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