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We are continually adding more tried-and-true tips to our list. If you have anything to share, please email them to

  • Boil your water!...Gary F. from Milwaukee
  • Always wear a life jacket...Billy K. from Madison
  • Bring plenty of food...Sally W. from Los Angeles
  • Camp with the people you get along with...Steph from Ontario
  • Bring a current map...Bailey C. from Flint

Our Packing Suggestions

Interested in outfitting yourself? Download our suggested packing list for a weeklong stay in the wilderness. Feel free to use the list to help prepare for your trip, or to order any items that you may be missing. Items with an asterisk can be rented individually for ala cart pricing.

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Suggestions For What to Pack

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