Tips & Warnings
Always check with the authorities in your location on campfire rules. Some wilderness areas do not allow campfires at all, and dry, hazardous conditions may exist.
Use existing fire pits when available to limit impact.
Keep a bucket of water or dirt near the campfire.
Article Written By Joe Fletcher
Joe Fletcher has been a writer since 2002, starting his career in politics and legislation. He has written travel and outdoor recreation articles for a variety of print and online publications, including "Rocky Mountain Magazine" and "Bomb Snow." He received a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Rutgers College.