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Leave No Trace when you head outdoors!


With more than 20 million visits annually, the Park District is under extraordinary pressure to keep our parks safe, clean and welcoming for wildlife as well as other park users. We thank our visitors for helping us achieve these goals!

Leave No Trace Principles*
  • Plan Ahead and Prepare
  • Travel and Camp on Durable Surfaces
  • Dispose of Waste Properly
  • Leave What You Find
  • Minimize Campfire Impacts
  • Respect Wildlife
  • Be Considerate of Other Visitors
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Additional Resources
East Bay's Park It: Citrus peels are most unappealing -- don't leave them, Contra Costa Times, 2/14/16
East Bay's Park It: District joins Leave No Trace group, Contra Costa Times, 2/28/16
PEAK Online Interactive site for kids from Leave No Trace (Must have Adobe Flash Player enabled)

* The East Bay Regional Park District is proud to be an official member of the national Leave No Trace organization.
The Leave No Trace Seven Principles are reprinted with the permission of the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics.
For more information, visit

Litter Hurts! A message from the Clean Water Program of Alameda County.

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