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Camping Grounds Apollo PA

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Mountain Top Scenic View Camp
(724) 224-1511
Sun Mine Rd
Tarentum, PA
 
Lazy Acres Campground
(724) 668-8067
Rt 981 Slagg Rd
New Alexandria, PA
 
Burnt Ridge Campground
(724) 543-3253
242 Charlotte Cir
Kittanning, PA
 
Breezewood Campgrounds
(814) 735-4128
234 Municipal Rd
Breezewood, PA
 
Conewago Isle Campground
(717) 292-1461
6220 Big Mount Rd
Dover, PA
 
Bush Campground
(724) 668-8999
Bush Rd
New Alexandria, PA
 
Wheel In Campground
(724) 354-9906
Rr 2 Box 147
Shelocta, PA
 
Mahantongo Campgrounds
(570) 758-4448
Kiwanis Farm Rd
Dalmatia, PA
 
Camp Blue Diamond
(814) 667-2355
Diamond Valley Rd
Petersburg, PA
 
Colwell's Campground
(814) 797-1621
Leglislative Rt
Knox, 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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