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Camping Grounds Albany NY

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Mickara Campgrounds
(518) 271-7678
29 Oxford Cir
Troy, NY
 
Frosty Acres Campgrounds
(518) 864-5352
960 Skyline Dr
Schenectady, NY
 
Woodstock Lake Association Inc
(518) 872-0528
Woodstock Rd
Berne, NY
 
High Peaks Base Camp
(518) 946-2134
Springfield Rd
Upper Jay, NY
 
Bears Sleepy Hollow Park
(315) 298-5560
7065 State Route 3
Pulaski, NY
 
Alps Family Campground Inc
(518) 674-5565
1928 State Route 43
Averill Park, NY
 
Kinyon's Canyon
(518) 766-3785
Route 66
Nassau, NY
 
Adventure Bound Camping Resort At Deer Run
(866) 333-7462
200 Deer Run Dr
Schaghticoke, NY
 
Korn's Shawangunk
(845) 386-3433
60 Meyer Rd
Middletown, NY
 
Woodside Campsites
(716) 672-4402
Griswold Rd
Cassadaga, NY
 

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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