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Camping Grounds Davenport IA

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Lakeside Manor Park
(563) 381-3413
11301 140th St
Davenport, IA
 
West Lake Shores
(563) 328-3280
14910 110th Ave
Davenport, IA
 
Quad Cities Camper Service
(309) 797-4390
5443 3rd Avenue
Moline, IL
 
Burgett Camper Sales
(309) 799-3402
9608 Route 150
Coal Valley, IL
 
Scott County Park
(563) 285-9656
19251 290th St
Long Grove, IA
 
Interstate Rv Park
(563) 386-7292
Ih 80 & Northwest Blvd
Davenport, IA
 
Camelot Campground & Rv Park
(309) 787-0665
2311 78th Ave W
Rock Island, IL
 
Buffalo Shores
(563) 381-2900
1433 W Front St
Buffalo, IA
 
Hidden Oaks Camp
(563) 381-3688
Allens Grove & 95th Ave
Donahue, IA
 
Hidden Lake
(309) 795-1138
11827 120th Avenue West
Taylor Ridge, IL
 

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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