Preserve Guidelines

When visiting Damariscotta River Association properties, please observe the following to:

  • Protect natural and cultural resources
  • Maximize visitor enjoyment, safety, and learning

Leave No Trace:

Plan Ahead and Prepare

  • Know the weather and terrain, dress appropriately.

Travel on Durable Surfaces

  • Walk on trails, rocks, beaches. Day use only

Dispose of Waste Properly

  • Carry out all waste. If you can also carry out any waste found-our thanks!

Leave What You Find

  • Pick/cut no flowers or plants. Remove no artifacts

Minimize Campfire Impacts

  • Kindle no fires

Respect Wildlife

  • Observe from a distance
  • Keep pets under control

Be Considerate of Other Visitors

  • Enjoy this preserve quietly

Enjoy your visit!

 

The member-driven Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics teaches people how to enjoy the outdoors responsibly. This copyrighted information has been reprinted with permission from the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.