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Camping Grounds Alabaster AL

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Cherokee Beach Camping & Trade
(205) 428-8339
2800 Highway 93
Helena, AL
 
Clevengers Marina & Rv
(205) 491-6684
Taylors Ferry Rd
Bessemer, AL
 
Tannehill Historical State Park
(205) 477-6102
12632 Confederate Pkwy
Mc Calla, AL
 
Callaways Court Boat Launch
(251) 968-7969
17799 State Highway 180
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Coosahatchee Campground
(256) 453-2070
17 Greensport Ferry Rd.
Ohatchee, AL
 
Koa Kampgrounds
(205) 664-8832
222 Highway 33
Pelham, AL
 
Koa Kampgrounds
(205) 477-4778
22191 Highway 216
Mc Calla, AL
 
Perdido Bay Koa
(251) 961-1717
33951 Spinnaker Dr
Lillian, AL
 
Wind Creek State Park
(256) 329-0845
4325 Al Highway 128
Alexander City, AL
 
Geer Brothers Inc
(205) 553-9233
5001 Jvc Rd
Cottondale, AL
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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