Remember SAFETY FIRST when hiking, backpacking or just
taking a leisurely walk, however this is not intended to be a comprehensive list.

1. Do Not hike alone.

2. Always leave word with a friend or the refuge office of the
place and area you plan to hike.

3. Carry a map, compass, and flashlight

4. Carry Sufficient WATER

5. Wear Proper Field Atire

6. Pack High-Energy snacks and food.

7. Pack A First Aid Kit.

8. Pack a snakebite kit with the knowledge of treatment as
poisonous snakes are found in the Wichitas

9. Pack a plastic sack to use in packing-out all litter & garbage.

10. Obey all Refuge and Park Regulations.