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Camping Grounds Alhambra CA

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Childtime Learning Centers
(626) 289-3823
1418 South Vega Street
Alhambra, CA
 
The Salvation Army - MT Crags Camp Calb
(818) 222-6327
2670 Griffin Avenue
Los Angeles, CA
 
Shell Happy No 2 Cmprs
(626) 448-8411
12231 Garvey Avenue
El Monte, CA
 
Camp Arev
(818) 507-0922
609 East Colorado Street
Glendale, CA
 
Tom Sawyer Camps Inc
(626) 794-1156
707 West Woodbury Road Suite F
Altadena, CA
 
Cellular Club Inc
(626) 441-4000
812 Fair Oaks Avenue
South Pasadena, CA
 
Gerrish Swim and Tennis Club
(626) 798-9909
2713 New York Drive
Pasadena, CA
 
Campers Corner
(213) 614-0577
720 East 7th Street
Los Angeles, CA
 
AYF Camp Big Pines
(818) 242-7494
104 North Belmont Street Suite 206
Glendale, CA
 
Fellowship Christian Youth Camps Inc
(562) 806-1257
8000 Scout Avenue
Bell Gardens, 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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