Tips For The Trail

Arrive with clean gear

Burn local firewood

Stay on the trail

Before leaving, remove mud and seeds.

 

These steps can apply to everyone who enjoys the outdoors.  Whether you are a hiker, a climber, a hunter, a fisherman or a causual weekend camper it is important that we all work together to protect the Boundary from the spread of invasive species.  It's a big beautiful world and we want you to get outside and enjoy it!

Everyone
ATV, Dirt Bike, and 4x4 users

Prevention is the key to stopping the spread of invasive species.  There are 6 easy steps that everyone can do.

 

Learn to identify invasive plants.

Stay on existing roads and trails.

Regularly inspect and wash your undercarriage.

Check your clothing, gear and pets for seeds or plant parts and dispose of anything you find in the garbage.

Choose parking and staging areas that are weed-free.

Report infestations in back country areas.

Horse riders

Prevention is the key to stopping the spread of invasive species.  There are 7 easy steps that everyone can do.

 

Learn to identify invasive plants.

Feed weed-free hay or pellets for 3 days before going into the back country.

Use weed-free hay or pellets while riding in back country areas and use feed bags or buckets to minimize the amount of feed spilled.

Groom your horse and clean their hooves before and after rides.

Check your clothing, tack and pets for seeds or plant parts and dispose of anything you find in the garbage.

Choose loading areas that are weed-free.

Report infestations in back country areas.

Mountain bikers

Prevention is the key to stopping the spread of invasive species.  There are 7 easy steps that everyone can do.

 

Learn to identify invasive plants.

Check your clothing, bike and pets for seeds or plant parts and dispose of anything you find in the garbage or put it in a bag for disposal later.

Stay on designated roads and trails and avoid crossing weed infested areas.

Control your bike to prevent soil compaction and erosion.

If you create new trails try to use previously disturbed areas such as old roads, skid trails or game and livestock tracks.

Avoid using parking and staging areas with weed infestations.

Report infestations in back country areas.

Make sure all your gear is clean before you head out.