- Step 1: Choose an attractive location Choose a location that offers attractive scenery where you will enjoy spending time.
- Step 2: Choose a site close to water Locate your site close to a source of clean water if you are not bringing water with you.
- TIP: Avoid setting up a camp site on low ground if there is a chance that it might rain.
- Step 3: Choose a site near firewood Choose a site where the collection of dry firewood is permitted if you plan to use wood as your source of fuel.
- Step 4: Choose a previously used site Choose a camp site that has already been used by other campers. This minimizes your impact on the land.
- Step 5: Choose a site with privacy Select a camp site that affords privacy and that is away from outside disturbances.
- FACT: Did you know? Some consider the yurt used by Mongolian nomads to be a parallel to the Native American teepee.
You Will Need
- Attractive location
- Previously used location
- High ground (optional)