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Camping Grounds Altoona PA

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Wright's Orchard Station
(814) 695-2628
Plank Rd
Duncansville, PA
 
Bald Eagle Campsite
(814) 684-3485
Rr 3 Box 391
Tyrone, PA
 
Lake Raystown Resort, Lodge & Conference Center
(800) 421-7116, (814) 658-3500
100 Chipmunk Crossing
Entriken, PA
Number of Sites
221 Total Camp/RV Sites,221 Electric and Water,8 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,Water activities,

Camp Blue Diamond
(814) 667-2355
Diamond Valley Rd
Petersburg, PA
 
Lake Raystown Family Resort
(814) 643-3377
Piney Rdg
Huntingdon, PA
 
Zimmie's Family Camping
(814) 944-1752
Prince Gallitzin State Park
Fallentimber, PA
 
Glendale Yearound Rv Park
(814) 687-4220
110 Troxell Spring Rd
Flinton, PA
 
Woodland Park
(814) 472-9857
220 Campground Rd
Ebensburg, PA
 
Coal Country Campground
(814) 687-4383
834 Roseland Rd
Coalport, PA
 
Outdoor World Corporation
(717) 872-0929
2111 Millersville Rd
Lancaster, PA
 

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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