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Fire Safety in the Park & FAQs for Open Space Fire Safety

Parks and trails are generally safe places, but part of having a safe and fun experience is up to you. Here are a few things to remember:

Basic safety tips

What to bring
There a few basics you can bring if you are going on a short hike or ride. Other items should be added for longer trips to areas less traveled.

Being a good visitor
Help keep yourself and others safe by following a few simple rules:

When you visit another country, learning the etiquette of the local culture can help you have a safe and memorable journey. When you visit open spaces, you are visiting the homes of wild creatures. Although you don’t need a passport to journey to a local open space park, learning a few rules of wild places can help make your visit safe and fun.

Go to the Nature Notes page for more information on individual wildlife species.

Find out more

District Rules and regulations (PDF)
Nature Notes
Geocaching in LARPD