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Camping Grounds Coos Bay OR

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Alder Acres Rv Park
(541) 269-0999
1800 S 28th Ct
Coos Bay, OR
 
Aaa Midway Rv Park
(541) 888-9300
92478 Cape Arago Hwy
Coos Bay, OR
 
Bandon By The Sea Rv Park
(541) 347-5155
49612 Highway 101
Bandon, OR
 
Eel Creek Rv Park & Campground
(541) 759-4462
9827 Wildwood Dr
Lakeside, OR
 
North Lake Resort & Marina
(541) 759-3515
2090 N Lake Rd
Lakeside, OR
 
Kelley's Rv Park
(541) 888-6531
555 S. Empire Blvd.
Coos Bay, OR
 
Sleepy Hollow Rv Park
(541) 572-2141
Highway 42
Myrtle Point, OR
 
Osprey Point RV Resort
(800) 421-7116, (541) 759-2801
1505 North Lake Road
Lakeside, OR
Number of Sites
150 Total Camp/RV Sites,136 50 Amp Service,150 Electric and Water,136 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,25 No Hookups,76 Pull-Thru Sites,1 Rental Trailers,14 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,

Osprey Point Rv Resort
(541) 759-2801
1505 North Lake Road
Lakeside, OR
 
Ochoco Lake County Campgrounds
(541) 447-1209
398 N Fairview St
Prineville, OR
 

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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