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Camping Grounds Alameda CA

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Oakland Pal Camp
(510) 530-2251
10100 Skyline Boulevard
Oakland, CA
 
Juan Bautista de Anza
(510) 817-1438
1111 Jackson St.,Suite 700
Oakland, AZ
 
Trailer Haven Inc
(510) 357-3235
2399 E 14th St # 197
San Leandro, CA
 
YMCA of San Francisco - Camping-Conference Centers
(415)331-9622-(415)957-1260
1601 Lane Street
San Francisco, CA
 
Camp Winna Rainbow
(510) 525-4304
1301 Henry Street
Berkeley, CA
 
Grinsztein Associated
(510) 553-0605
7677 Oakport Street
Oakland, CA
 
Jewish Community Services Oakland & Piedmont
(510) 658-9222
412 Monte Vista Avenue
Oakland, CA
 
Estudillio Trailer Park
(510) 351-5950
1468 Grand Ave # 6
San Leandro, CA
 
San Francisco Tennis Club
(415) 777-9000
645 5th Street
San Francisco, CA
 
Tawonga Camp
(415) 543-2267
131 Steuart Street Suite 460
San Francisco, CA
 

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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