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Camping Grounds Cumberland RI

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Canoe River Campground
(508) 339-6462
137 Mill St
Mansfield, MA
 
Holiday Acres Campgrounds
(401) 934-0780
591 Snake Hill Rd
North Scituate, RI
 
Camp Ponagansett
(401) 647-7377
Bungy Rd
Chepachet, RI
 
Oakleaf Family Campground
(401) 568-4446
43 Oak Leaf Way
Chepachet, RI
 
Echo Lake Campground
(401) 568-7109
180 Moroney Rd
Pascoag, RI
 
Normandy Farms Family Campground
(800) 421-7116, (866) 673-2767
72 West Street
Foxboro, MA
Number of Sites
401 Total Camp/RV Sites,162 30 Amp Service,41 50 Amp Service,401 Electric and Water,233 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,47 No Hookups,250 Pull-Thru Sites,350 Sideouts,30 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Geocaching,

Normandy Farms Campground
(866) 673-2767
72 West Street
Foxborough, MA
 
Bowdish Lake Camping Area
(401) 568-8890
Putnam Pike & Route 44 W
Chepachet, RI
 
Ski House
(508) 673-3354
1241 Wilbur Avenue
Somerset, MA
 
Colwell's Campground
(401) 397-4614
119 Peckham Ln
Coventry, RI
 

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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