How wilderness visitors choose entry points and campsites by Robert C. Lucas

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in [Ogden, Utah] .

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  • Trails -- Decision making.,
  • Camp sites, facilities, etc. -- Decision making.,
  • Wilderness areas -- United States -- Management.,
  • Bob Marshall Wilderness (Mont.)

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StatementRobert C. Lucas.
SeriesResearch paper INT -- 428.
ContributionsIntermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)
The Physical Object
Pagination12 p. :
Number of Pages12
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Open LibraryOL16023176M

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Lucas INTRODUCTION The location choices made by visitors have important implications for wilderness management. The cumulative effect of visitors’ choices produces recreational use distri-butions, and many studies show that these are typically very uneven.

Get this from a library. How wilderness visitors choose entry points and campsites. [Robert C Lucas; Intermountain Research Station (Ogden, Utah)]. The location choices made by wilderness visitors affect both impacts and solitude, and managers often seek to modify the resulting use distributions.

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The US Wilderness Act defines wilderness as places where one is a momentary tourist through it. Fort Wilderness is popular, with many returning visitors. If staying at the Disney campground is appealing to you, you will want to make a reservation as far in advance as possible.

If you have not gone camping before, or rarely do so, one recommendation I have is to take a. The designated campsites include a wilderness box latrine and a pre-positioned fire grate.

Over the past several years, the BWCA has seen a reduction in total permits and group size. With the above changes, we have seen an increase in solitude for visitors, but a decrease in permit availability.

Fort Wilderness has a laid-back vibe. Walking through the camping areas and seeing the packed pool, you realize that most people aren't rushing to spend their time in the parks.

For many families, Fort Wilderness IS the vacation. Grandparents book campsites next to those of their children and grandchildren.

Out of a seven-day visit, the family. The following is an aritcle Sam Cook did in the local newspaper a couple weeks ago, based upon a weird experience he recently had in the BWCA.

This hasn’t happened to me, but I wonder if any of you have experienced it. I also consider the campsite that I choose as mine or my groups until camp is broke and that is my choice if I choose to share it with another party.

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Wilderness Terms and Definitions If you choose to float while on a wilderness canoe trip you won't go far. FLY-IN CANOE TRIP– The use of a floatplane to fly gear, canoe and party members to certain entry points on the edge of the wilderness areas.

Floatplanes cannot fly. Mudro entry was previously mentioned it is one of the most popular entry points for a reason. A few campsites to choose from. The DNR walleye census numbers for Thunder are off the charts.

This site has grown since from a few visitors a day to up to 10, visitors a day during peak season. We support this high volume of. Visitors will camp only on designated campsites with fire grates and latrines.

a guide book and a facilitator. Set up for visitors to view while waiting in line for a permit. At entry points and staging areas. In wilderness at campsites and portages. Hi Melissa. When booking a Fort Wilderness Campground Campsite you will have several choices in the Campsites.

The loops are split into four categories, Partial, Full, Preferred, and Premium. The partial campsites are basically those designated to the campers in tents and small pop up trailers. Those loops are and The recreation fees are used to finance the on-the-ground wilderness programs in Inyo National Forest.

A $ per person recreation fee is charged for trips entering the Whitney Zone (Mt. Whitney, North Fork of Lone Pine Creek, and Trail Crest Exit). A $ per person recreation fee is charged for all other areas. Typically, this is the time of season that permits book-up the quickest.

PERMIT SYSTEM - Put into effect to limit the number of visitors to any one particular entry point. Wilderness access controlled by daily limits into each entry point. PORTAGE - Trail designed to carry canoe, packs and personal gear across.

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Come visit us in the BWCA, and book your trip. Hopefully, our Boundary Waters FAQ has helped. But if you have additional questions or need help planning a canoeing trip contact us at Williams and Hall.

Blayne and Charlene will gladly help you set up your trip and get you the permits you need. Contact us today or give us a call at   As others have said, i wouldn't sweat it if it suits your needs. It is indeed FCFS. That said, if i was a smaller group, i would probably choose a smaller site just because i usually trip with a group of 6 or 8 and sometimes you can spend a lot of time looking for one with enough tent pads.

10 great wilderness cabins and campsites in Canada: readers’ tips Whether it’s backcountry camping, huts for post-hike relaxation or a hot tub and luxury cabin after a day in a. wilderness skills workshops and presentations at Dawson Trail Campground.

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Visitors from the south and west travel to the park entrance at Twee Rivieren via the R from Upington in the Northern Cape. The journey takes approximately hours on a road that’s newly tarred and in good condition. If you’re traveling from the east, you can. There is a 3-night limit of stay for wilderness camping.

Access to wilderness/backcountry camping is through the western gateway to wilderness, Watch Hill. Choosing a Campsite Campsites are not assigned, but you must select a suitable site which will not disturb vegetation, dunes, or nesting shorebirds.

Your site must also be no closer than To make it easier for the groups to travel separately, consider reserving different entry points or planning separate routes. And if you do know other visitors in the area, don’t purposely congregate in a group larger than 9 while traveling, visiting a destination area, or camping.

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Choose a campsite that will have minimum impact on the environment. Practice low-impact camping. Set your tent on a durable surface like rock, bare ground, sand, or gravel to protect fragile areas. Camp at established campsites when possible.

Camp at least feet away from water. Good campsites are found, not made!!. Get around: The park is vast, so choose an entry point based on what you want to see and do (see above). When to go: Dry season (December to March) is when most ranger programs and park.

How Wilderness Visitors Choose Entry Points And Campsites Author: Robert C. Lucas ISBN: MINND  Entry Point 35–Isabella Lake. HIGHLIGHTS: This is a remote entry point that feels like wilderness almost immediately.

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