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Camping Grounds Altamonte Springs FL

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Camp Joy
(407) 774-2226
223 Altamonte Commerce B
Altamonte Springs, FL
 
Geckos Camp Getway
(407) 629-6674
1420 Gay Road
Winter Park, FL
 
Kid`s First Step
(407) 830-1854
191 Normandy Road
Casselberry, FL
 
Clarcona Resort Condominium Association Inc
(407) 889-5491
3000 Clarcona Road Lot 2413
Apopka, FL
 
danrak@danrak.com
(407) 679-1884
1001 South Semoran Boulevard
Winter Park, FL
 
Sweetwater Summer Day Camp
(407) 788-2267
251 East Lake Brantley Drive
Longwood, FL
 
Winter Park Racquet Club
(407) 647-2225
2111 Viaduct Tuscany
Winter Park, FL
 
Camp Seminole
(407) 339-3233
390 Piney Ridge Road
Casselberry, FL
 
Central Florida Truck Accessories
(407) 532-0775
3900 North John Young Parkway
Orlando, FL
 
Kid E Patch
(407) 740-6118
813 North Lakemont Avenue
Winter Park, FL
 

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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