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Bend Keystone Rv Park
(541) 382-2335
305 Ne Burnside Ave
Bend, OR
 
Highway 97 Rv Park
(541) 548-4157
351 Nw Maple Ave
Redmond, OR
 
Ol Jo Rv Campground
(541) 592-4207
156 Ollis Rd
Cave Junction, OR
 
Surfwood Rv & Campground
(541) 271-4020
Po Box 445
Reedsport, OR
 
Riverpark Rv Resort
(541) 479-0046
2960 Rogue River Hwy
Grants Pass, OR
 
Bend Kampground
(541) 382-7738
63615 N Highway 97
Bend, OR
 
Desert Terrace Mobile Estates
(541) 548-2546
5063 S Highway 97
Redmond, OR
 
Bear Mountain Rv Park
(541) 878-2400
27301 Highway 62
Trail, OR
 
Fort Stevens State Park
(503) 861-2000
Po Box 138
Hammond, OR
 
Park At The River
(541) 432-8800
59888 Wallowa Lake Hwy
Joseph, OR
 

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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