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Camping Grounds Council Bluffs IA

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Tomes Country Club Acres Park
(712) 366-0363
706 W South Omaha Bridge Rd
Council Bluffs, IA
 
Honey Creek Campground
(712) 545-9400
28120 145th St
Crescent, IA
 
Garden Valley Courts
(402) 451-9878
5524 N. 16th St.
Omaha, NE
 
Countrywide Yacht Club
(402) 455-2700
17500 N River Dr
Omaha, NE
 
Hidden Oaks Camp
(563) 381-3688
Allens Grove & 95th Ave
Donahue, IA
 
Lewis and Clark
(402) 661-1804
601 Riverfront Drive Omaha
Omaha, NE
 
Washington Mobile Home Terrace
(402) 291-1591
3101 Washington St
Bellevue, NE
 
New City Campground
(402) 339-0800
4095 S 84th St
Omaha, NE
 
Home Park
(402) 457-4715
6902 N 16th St
Omaha, NE
 
Lakeside Estates Inc
(641) 664-3449
Rr 6 Lot 1
Bloomfield, IA
 

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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