The Arizona Office of Tourism and the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics© forged a partnership to promote sustainable tourism practices across Arizona's spectacular landscapes and unique destinations. For a richer experience, learn how you can protect Arizona's iconic natural features while enjoying these spectacular destinations.
Think you know it all? Get certified as a Leave No Trace expert and take the Appreciate AZ pledge. See below for details how.
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7 Ways You Can
There's more than desert in Arizona. Planning ahead and preparing for the state's diverse terrain and temperatures means being able to safely experience all Arizona has to offer.
Wander with wonder, but please stick to the trails and camp only on existing or designated campsites. When you minimize your impact, you help protect plants, animals and yourself.
Venturing into the great outdoors can seem a bit daunting at first. Here are some beginner-friendly suggestions to get you started and have you...
Do You Appreciate AZ?
Help us show Arizona some love and Keep Nature Wild with this free clean-up kit.
Stop in any of Arizona's Visitor Information Centers and grab a kit.
Get outside and enjoy Arizona's beautiful landscapes.
Trash Your Trash using the FREE kit.
Show off your support on social with #AppreciateAZ
Make sure to log your impact HERE.