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Camping Grounds Boulder CO

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Boulder RV Service Center
(303) 449-5660
2875 30th Street
Boulder, CO
 
Boulder Rock Club
(303) 447-2804
2829 Mapleton Avenue
Boulder, CO
 
Trojan Ranch Summer Camp
(303) 442-4557
Gold Hill
Boulder, CO
 
Denver North Campground
(303) 452-4120
16700 Washington St
Broomfield, CO
 
Parrish Ranch RV Resort & Event Center
(303) 772-5118
15722 Parrish Road
Longmont, CO
 
Boulder Mountain Lodge
(303) 444-0882
91 Fourmile Canyon Dr
Boulder, CO
 
Camp Paul Hummel
(303) 449-3293
Mine Lane
Boulder, CO
 
Phoenix Pop-Up Campers
(303) 465-1151
2790 Industrial Lane
Broomfield, CO
 
Coach RV & Truck Inc
(303) 466-8898
2005 West Midway Boulevard Suite A
Broomfield, CO
 
Rocky Ledge Cabins
(303) 444-4705
601 Huron Ave
Nederland, CO
 

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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