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Forest Service, CDC Provide Safe Camping Guidelines


Last updated 7/13/2020 at 2:47pm

Camping is a great way to take a "staycation" in Pisgah National Forest while being mindful of social distancing guidelines.

Whether you're roughing it in a tent or planning a family picnic, there are many ways to make sure that your experience is fun and safe. Consider the following basic tips:

Be Prepared

•Pack a first aid kit. Your kit can prove invaluable if you or a member of your group suffers a cut, bee sting or allergic reaction. Pack antiseptics for cuts and scrapes, tweezers, insect repellent, a snakebite kit, pain relievers, and sunscreen. Tailor your kit to your family's special needs.

•Learn ABC - Airway, Breathing, & Circulation. Know how to perform CPR and basic first aid. Recognizing se...

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