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Camping Grounds Birmingham AL

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M & J Rv Park
(205) 788-2605
556 Bessemer Super Hwy.
Birmingham, AL
 
Koa Kampgrounds
(205) 664-8832
222 Highway 33
Pelham, AL
 
Holiday Trav-l-park
(205) 640-5300
900 Old Ashville Rd
Leeds, AL
 
Mobile North-river Delta Koa
(251) 675-0320
2350 Dead Lake Marina Rd
Creola, AL
 
Hallmark Rv Park
(251) 968-6494
5584 County Road 6
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Clevengers Marina & Rv
(205) 491-6684
Taylors Ferry Rd
Bessemer, AL
 
Cherokee Beach Camping & Trade
(205) 428-8339
2800 Highway 93
Helena, AL
 
Shangri-la
(256) 779-6841
2230 County Road 104
Cedar Bluff, AL
 
I-10 Kampground
(251) 653-9816
6430 Theodore Dawes Rd
Theodore, AL
 
Little River Canyon National Preserve
(256) 845-9605
2141 Gault Avenue North
Fort Payne, 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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