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Camping Grounds Charlotte NC

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Elmore Campgrounds
(704) 597-1323
4826 N Tryon St
Charlotte, NC
 
Fieldridge Acres
(704) 399-3521
7800 Wilkinson Blvd
Charlotte, NC
 
Paramount's Carowinds Campground
(803) 548-5300
Ih 77 Carowinds Blvd
Fort Mill, SC
 
Pine Lakes Campgrounds
(803) 548-1111
1801 Highway 21 Byp
Fort Mill, SC
 
Big Cove Campground
(828) 667-9376
250 Big Cove Rd
Candler, NC
 
Carowinds Theme Park
(704) 588-2600
14523 Carowinds Blvd
Charlotte, NC
 
Lazy Daze Campground
(803) 548-1148
940 Gold Hill Rd
Fort Mill, SC
 
Lakeside Lodges At Regent Corp
(803) 547-3500
9600 Regent Parkwy
Fort Mill, SC
 
Hawkins Creek Campground
(910) 353-0144
252 Reid Acres Lane
Hubert, NC
 
Hidden Valley Retreat
(828) 632-8111
2550 Hidden Valley Rd
Taylorsville, NC
 

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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