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Camping Grounds Chehalis WA

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I-5 One Stop Bark & Topsoil
(360) 262-9220
118 Us Highway 12
Chehalis, WA
 
Frost Road Rv Park
(360) 785-3616
762 Frost Rd
Winlock, WA
 
Offut Lake Resort
(360) 264-2438
4005 120th Ave Se
Tenino, WA
 
American Heritage Campgrounds
(360) 943-8778
9610 Kimmie St Sw
Olympia, WA
 
Rock'n'tomahawk Ranch
(509) 962-2403
2590 Upper Green Canyon Rd
Ellensburg, WA
 
Harrison Rv & Mobile Home Park
(360) 330-2167
3312 Harrison Ave
Centralia, WA
 
River Oaks Park
(360) 864-2895
491 State Route 506
Toledo, WA
 
Louis L Rasmussen Rv Park
(360) 673-2626
268 Hendrickson Dr
Kalama, WA
 
Columbia Park Campground
(509) 783-3711
6601 Se Columbia Dr
Kennewick, WA
 
Blu-shastin Rv Park
(509) 548-4184
3300 Us Highway 97
Leavenworth, 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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