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Camping Grounds Camas WA

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Fort Vancouver
(360) 816-6230
612 East Reserve Street
Vancouver, WV
 
Lake Merwin Campers Hideaway
(360) 247-5940
24706 Ne Columbia Tie Rd
Amboy, WA
 
Clear Lake Pines
(509) 299-5353
Clear Lake Way
Medical Lake, WA
 
I-5 One Stop Bark & Topsoil
(360) 262-9220
118 Us Highway 12
Chehalis, WA
 
Shadow Mountain General
(360) 928-3043
232951 Highway 101
Port Angeles, WA
 
Jantzen Beach Rv Park
(503) 289-7626
1503 N Hayden Island Dr
Portland, OR
 
Big Fir Campground & Rv Park
(800) 532-4397
5515 Ne 259th St
Ridgefield, WA
 
Jeffreys Silverline Resort
(509) 996-2448
677 Bear Creek Rd
Winthrop, WA
 
Mountain River Trails Camping
(509) 674-4383
1000 Mountain River Trls Rd
Cle Elum, WA
 
Alderwood Rv Resort
(509) 467-5320
14007 N Newport Hwy
Mead, WA
 

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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