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Seven K's Motel & Rv Park
(307) 587-5890
232 W Yellowstone Ave
Cody, WY
 
Elk Valley Inn
(307) 587-4149
3256 N Fork Hwy
Cody, WY
 
Yellowstone Valley Inn & Rv Park
(307) 587-3961
3324 Yellowstone Hwy
Cody, WY
 
Deer Creek Rv Park
(307) 436-8121
302 Miller Ln
Glenrock, WY
 
Grand Teton National Park
(307) 739-3300
P.O. Drawer 170 Moose
Moose, WY
 
Ponderosa Campground
(307) 587-9203
1815 8th St
Cody, WY
 
Gateway Motel & Campground
(307) 587-2561
203 Yellowstone Ave
Cody, WY
 
Parkway Trailer & Rv Park
(307) 527-5927
132 W Yellowstone Ave
Cody, WY
 
Prairie View Rv Campground
(307) 334-9904
3925 Us Highway 20
Lusk, WY
 
Hell's Half Acre Motel & Camp
(307) 472-0018
40583 W Us Highway 20-26
Powder River, WY
 

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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