Camping Grounds Camp Hill PA

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Harrisburg East Campgrounds
(717) 939-4331
1134 Highspire Rd
Harrisburg, PA
Harisburg South Campground
(717) 432-4523
Franklin Church Rd
Dillsburg, PA
Hershey Highmeadow Camp
(717) 566-0902
Hershey Park Dr
Hershey, PA
Conewago Isle Campground
(717) 292-1461
6220 Big Mount Rd
Dover, PA
Cedar Lake Seasonal Camp
(717) 292-2918
5051 Pine Hill Rd
Dover, PA
Park Away Parks Campground
(717) 938-1686
1300 Old Trail Rd
Etters, PA
Riverfront Campground
(717) 834-5252
9 Newport Rd
Duncannon, PA
Pine Hill Park
(717) 292-5639
5551 Pine Hill Rd
Dover, PA
Outdoor World Corporation
(717) 292-7191
6200 Big Mount Rd
Dover, PA
Hershey Highmeadow Campground
(800) 421-7116, (717) 534-8999
PO Box 866
Hershey, PA
Number of Sites
304 Total Camp/RV Sites,12 20 Amp Service,93 50 Amp Service,304 Electric and Water,105 Full Hookups,60 Max RV Length,87 Pull-Thru Sites,
Cabin Rentals,
Arcade/Game room,Planned Activities,Swimming Pool,

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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