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Camping Grounds Bethlehem PA

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Witko Homes Inc
(610) 264-3955
1820 Airport Rd
Allentown, PA
 
Tohickon Campground
(215) 536-7951
8308 Covered Bridge Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Little Red Barn Campgrounds
(215) 536-3357
367 Old Bethlehem Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Beaver Valley Campgrounds
(610) 847-5643
80 Clay Ridge Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Diversified Community Service
(215) 679-6114
Swamp Creek Rd
Pennsburg, PA
 
Evergreen Lake Fishing & Camping
(610) 837-6401
2375 Benders Dr
Bath, PA
 
Quaker Woods Campground
(215) 536-1984
2225 Rosedale Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Catholic Charities
(908) 454-2074
700 Sayre Avenue
Phillipsburg, NJ
 
Mountainview Campground
(908) 996-2953
131 Goritz Rd
Little York, NJ
 
Camp-out Inc
(908) 735-5995
1074 State Route 173
Asbury, NJ
 

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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