The Bushwalkers Code

The National Parks Association fully supports the Code of Ethics for Bushwalkers and urges its members and all others to observe it.

Do not disturb

Be self reliant

Tread softly

Watch your safety

Pack it in, pack it out

Be hygienic

Keep water pure

Be VERY careful with fire

Always remember-

If you must light a campfire, follow these rules:

Before you leave-

Choose campsites carefully

Protect plants and animals

Respect aboriginal heritage

Be courteous to others

When in camp-

Minimal Impact Bushwalking means

do nothing, leave nothing

that shows where you have been.


Code of ethics reprinted from the Confederation of Bushwalking Clubs (NSW) Inc.

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