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Camping Grounds Chambersburg PA

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Twin Bridge Meadow Campground
(717) 369-2216
1345 Twin Bridge Rd
Chambersburg, PA
 
Keystone Rv Center
(717) 597-0939
15799 Young Rd
Greencastle, PA
 
Saunderosa Park
(717) 328-2216
5909 Little Cove Rd
Mercersburg, PA
 
Keen Lake Camping
(800) 421-7116, (570) 488-6161
155 Keen Lake Road
Waymart, PA
Number of Sites
325 Total Camp/RV Sites,325 Electric and Water,214 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,35 No Hookups,5 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi HotSpots,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Religious Services,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,RV on Site,Lodge Rentals,
Recreation
Game room,Basket Ball,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hay Rides,Horse Shoes,Kayak Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Pedal Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Lake,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,

Lake Arthur Campgrounds
(724) 794-9901
243 W Liberty Rd
Slippery Rock, PA
 
Colonel's Creek Campground
(717) 352-9957
7000 Chambersburg Rd
Fayetteville, PA
 
Long View Campground
(717) 328-3593
7570 Robinson Rd
Mercersburg, PA
 
Bear Run Campground
(800) 421-7116, (724) 368-3564
184 Badger Hill Road
Portersville, PA
Number of Sites
300 Total Camp/RV Sites,12 50 Amp Service,300 Electric and Water,186 Full Hookups,40 Max RV Length,15 Pull-Thru Sites,2 Rental Trailers,165 Seasonal,65 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Water activities,

Schlegel's Grove & Camp Sites
(610) 367-8576
102 Township Line Rd
Bechtelsville, PA
 
Tall Oaks Campground
(724) 329-4777
Route 381 S
Farmington, PA
 

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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