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Camping Grounds Colorado Springs CO

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Ymca-Uso of the Pikes Peak Region
(719) 329-7266
4025 Terra Vale
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Eagle Lake Camp
(719) 472-1260
Rampart Range Road
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Bernie`s Light Truck & RV Repair
(719) 578-9903
50 Mount View Lane
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sleepy Valley Mobile Home & RV Community
(719) 634-5822
3410 North El Paso Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
K & C Recreational Vehicle Centers LLC
(719) 382-6630
5817 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Goldfield Campground
(719) 471-0495
West Highway 24 & 26
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Sun City RV Inc
(719) 573-0807
6302 East Platte Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
 
Shangri-La Mobile Home Park
(719) 634-0140
3526 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
 
M W A Camp 7226
(719) 575-0994
2924 Beacon Street
Colorado Springs, CO
 
K & C RV Parts & Service
(719) 382-6534
5895 North Nevada Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO
 

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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