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Lakeside Campground Resort
(256) 582-8051
22206 Us Highway 431
Guntersville, AL
 
Honeycomb Campgrounds
(256) 582-7529
Highway 431
Guntersville, AL
 
Swearengin Peak Campground
(256) 665-6991
3292 Swearengin Rd
Grant, AL
 
Tuskegee Airmen NHS
(334) 724-0922
1616 Chappie James Ave.
Tuskegee, AL
 
Geer Brothers Inc
(205) 553-9233
5001 Jvc Rd
Cottondale, AL
 
Riverview Campground
(256) 582-3014
1345 Cha La Kee Rd
Guntersville, AL
 
Lake Guntersville State Park
(256) 571-5455
24 State Campground Rd
Guntersville, AL
 
Cowan Creek Grocery & Marina
(256) 475-3670
5330 County Road 22
Centre, AL
 
Sleepy Holler Campground
(205) 483-7947
Union Chapel Buttermilk Rd
Cordova, AL
 
Wind Creek State Park
(256) 329-0845
4325 Al Highway 128
Alexander City, AL
 

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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