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Ethics on the trail

May 01, 2001

Ethics on the trail



HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Do not bike on or ride horses on the trail. It is meant for foot traffic only.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Camp only at designated campsites.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Do not cut, deface or destroy trees, flowers or any other natural or constructed feature.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Do not damage fences or leave gates open.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Do not litter. Carry out all trash instead of burying it for animals to uncover.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Extinguish all burning material.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Bring out what you brought in.

HEIGHT="6" ALT="* "> Take nothing but pictures, leave nothing but footprints, kill nothing but time.

- Source: Rick Canter, Maryland district manager for Potomac Appalachian Trail Club;

"Appalachian Trail Guide to Maryland and

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Northern Virginia," published by Potomac

Appalachian Trail Club; Angie Olah, area manager at South Mountain Recreation Area in Hagerstown

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