Tip: Leave a copy of your itinerary with a family
member or friend in the event of an emergency.
*Tip; Freeze water bottles for ice....
plastic utensils (forks, spoons, knives)
bottle opener/cork screw
large serving spoon
pots & pans
tea - coffee
backpack/day pack/fanny pack
mats/air mattress (air pump)
rain fly/tent topper
shoes ( hiking boots, sneakers & sandals)
socks (both heavy duty & thin)
sweat pants & sweat shirt
sweater - jacket
Chapstick/ lip balm
first aid kit
washcloth/ wet wipes
Quick Tips for Responsible Four Wheeling
Below are some quick tips on four-wheeling responsibly in the great outdoors.
- Travel responsibly on designated roads and trails or in permitted areas.
- Travel only in areas open to four-wheel drive vehicles.
- Maintain a reasonable distance between vehicles.
- Comply with all signs and barriers.
- Choose the appropriate winch for your vehicle size.
- Respect the rights of others including private property owners and all recreational trail
users, campers and others to allow them to enjoy their recreational activities undisturbed.
- Be considerate of others on the road or trail.
- Leave gates as you find them.
- If crossing private property, be sure to ask permission from the landowner(s).
- Make a realistic plan, and stick to it. Always tell someone of your travel plans.
- Contact the land manager for area restrictions, closures, and permit requirements.
- Prepare for the unexpected by packing necessary emergency items.
- Make sure your vehicle is mechanically up to task. Be prepared with tools, supplies,
spares, and a spill kit for trailside repairs.
- Avoid disturbing historical, archeological, and paleontological sites.
- Avoid “spooking” livestock and wildlife you encounter and keep your distance.
- Motorized and mechanized vehicles are not allowed in areas designated Wilderness.
- Do your part by leaving the area better than you found it, properly disposing of waste,
minimizing the use of fire, avoiding the spread of invasive species, restoring degraded
areas, and joining a local enthusiast organization.
- Carry a trash bag on your vehicle and pick up litter left by others.
- Pack out what you pack in.
- Observe proper sanitary waste disposal or pack your waste out.
Camping Check List