LOW IMPACT TRAVEL
Whether you're captivated by her raging rivers, by the magic of her local cultures, or by the beauty of thousand-year-old glaciers, Alaska's countless wonders will make an impact on you. You can play a vital role in preserving these wonders by not making an impact on the land.
To be a low-impact traveler, follow these general guidelines:
Do not crowd large groups into small camping areas.
Do not widen trails.
Do not scar the ground with campfires.
Do not leave litter or food behind.
You will find many tour operators in Alaska that operate in an environmentally sound manner and support local environmental needs. In addition, a number of these operators are staffed by experienced naturalists who accompany you on your journey and they will offer extensive information along the way.