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Camping Grounds Dalton GA

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Knights Inn Campground
(706) 277-9687
142 Carbondale Rd Sw
Dalton, GA
 
Talking Rock Creek Properties
(706) 334-2519
1604 Highway 136
Chatsworth, GA
 
Camp Discovery Christian Day Camp
(706) 937-2621
72 Old Mill Lane
Ringgold, GA
 
Camp Canaan
(706) 935-6557
2141 Roach Hollow Road
Ringgold, GA
 
Woodland Mobile Home Park
(912) 264-9293
3975 Darien Hwy
Brunswick, GA
 
Woodring Branch Campground
(706) 276-6050
3638 Highway 282
Chatsworth, GA
 
KOA Chattanooga South
(706) 937-4166
199 Koa Boulevard
Ringgold, GA
 
Battlefield Golf Club Professional Shop
(706) 866-1363
285 Cannon Drive
Ringgold, GA
 
KOA Campground
(706) 629-7511
2523 Red Bud Road Northeast
Calhoun, GA
 
Chattahoochee Plantation Club Tennis Professional Shop
(770) 953-9090
1 Chattahoochee Planta
Marietta, GA
 

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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