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Camping Grounds Beckley WV

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Lake Stephens
(304) 934-6713
Rr 3 Box 350
Beckley, WV
 
Firehouse Food & Fun Camp Ground
304-877-6060 Or 304-877-3614
Rt 16
Bradley, WV
 
Rifrafters Campground
(304) 574-1065
Laurel Creek Rd
Fayetteville, WV
 
Possum Trot Campground
(304) 574-3282
Old Route 38
Fayetteville, WV
 
Shaw Mi Del Eca Village
(304) 645-7464
Rr 6 Box 375
Lewisburg, WV
 
Mountain State Travel Park
(304) 253-4536
476 Tank Branch Rd
Glen Morgan, WV
 
Rifrafters Campground
(800) 421-7116, (304) 574-1065
Route 2 Box 140A
Fayetteville, WV
Number of Sites
6 Total Camp/RV Sites,6 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Cooter's Cabins & Campin'
(304) 574-4002
Rr 3 Box 521
Fayetteville, WV
 
Mountain State Travel Park
(304) 253-4536
476 Tank Branch Rd
Glen Morgan, WV
 
River Retreat
(304) 658-4530
Sunday Rd
Hico, WV
 

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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