The sheer number of people creating traffic in a wilderness area has an automatically negative impact on the environment. Even if we lived in a perfect world where everyone was environmentally conscious and followed the rules, the explosion in the number of visitors in outdoor recreation would still cause damage to most areas. Here are a few key things you can do in order to Leave No Trace on your next trip down the Kings River.
Plan Ahead and Prepare
Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
Dispose of Human Waste Properly
Leave What You Find
Minimize Campfire Impacts
Respect the Needs of Wildlife
Be Considerate of Others for Solitude
The use of any type of Glass or Styrofoam container is prohibited within the banks of Arkansas' navigable waterways.
Coolers and other containers used for transporting food and beverages must be securely closed so that littering will not occur in the event of a capsize.
Mesh trash bags are required to contain any trash along your trip.
When out of cooler, a koozie (floating beverage holder) is required to prevent aluminum beverages from sinking.