Camping Dangers To Be Aware Of This Summer

camping dangersCamping can be fun, but it can also be dangerous for someone who doesn’t know how to avoid common camping hazards.

For someone who wants to go camping and stay safe, knowing about some of the most common hazards is important. Being prepared is a good way to have a fun, relaxing time out in the woods. 

Fire Danger

The danger of wild fire can be extreme in the summer. To prevent the destruction of park property and to keep campers safe, many parks have strict rules regulating campfires during the dry times of year. Parks may require campers to carry buckets or shovels for extinguishing fires. In areas where campfires are not allowed, campers may need to bring alternative forms of heat or an alternative tool for cooking.  Read more Camping Dangers To Be Aware Of This Summer

The Do’s and Don’ts of Wildlife Interaction While Camping

Camping and animal interactionsWhether camping in a tent or staying in a luxury RV, campers often spend most of their time outside hiking the local trails, cooking over the fire with a great cooking pot and enjoying late night chats underneath the stars.

While spending all of this time in the great outdoors, there’s bound to be an encounter with the local wildlife. So it’s important to not only stay safe while camping, but know what to do when encountering wildlife while camping.

This guide offers insight into what campers need to know about the do’s and don’ts of interacting with wildlife while camping. Read more The Do’s and Don’ts of Wildlife Interaction While Camping

How to Handle an Animal Encounter When You’re Camping

Camping is hands-down one of the most popular family activities of all time. However, there are at least a few dangers that all campers should be aware of before they venture out into the great unknown.

As campers in the wilderness, or even in established campsites, we as human campers, need to remember that we are visitors to other animals homes. After we have our camping and cooking cookware adventure, we go back to our own homes. Whereas the animals remain where we visited. 

So be aware, that critters in the night (or day) can quickly spoil the trip, if we are not prepared. Before everything goes from fun to failure, it’s time to learn more about how to handle an animal encounter while camping. Read more How to Handle an Animal Encounter When You’re Camping