Camping Grounds Bangor ME

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Pleasant Hill Campground
(207) 848-5127
222 Union St
Bangor, ME
Wheeler Stream Camping Area
(207) 848-3713
Rr 2
Bangor, ME
Red Barn Rv Park
(207) 843-6011
602 Main Rd
Holden, ME
Parks Pond Campground
(207) 843-7360
State Rd
Eddington, ME
Stetson Shores Campground Inc
(207) 296-2041
Route 143
Stetson, ME
Paul Bunyon Campgrounds
(207) 941-1177
1862 Union St
Bangor, ME
Villa Vaughn Campground
(207) 945-6796
Rr 5 Box 205
Orono, ME
Greenwood Acres Campground
(207) 989-8898
Rt 178
Eddington, ME
Shady Acres Rv Park & Camp
(207) 848-5515
Pt 69 Hampden Rd
Carmel, ME
Stetson Shores Campground Inc
(800) 421-7116, (207) 296-2041
304 Lakins Road
Stetson, ME
Number of Sites
47 Total Camp/RV Sites,47 Electric and Water,40 Max RV Length,2 Pull-Thru Sites,
Cabin Rentals,
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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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