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Camping Grounds Decatur AL

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Hood Tractor & R V Center
(256) 233-5300
Highway 67 East
Decatur, AZ
 
Sportsman Park
(256) 232-1599
11165 Elk River Mills Rd
Athens, AL
 
Campers Choice Inc
(205) 356-2810
502 4th St Nw
Red Bay, AL
 
Island Retreat Rv Park
(251) 967-1666
18201 Hwy 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Knotty Pine Campground
(256) 845-5293
1492 County Road 618
Fort Payne, AL
 
Indian Hills Rv Park
(256) 773-1258
2231 Indian Hills Rd.
Hartselle, AL
 
Cherokee Rv Park
(256) 370-7606
12500 72 Hwy
Cherokee, AL
 
Koa Kampgrounds
(205) 477-4778
22191 Highway 216
Mc Calla, AL
 
Lad Marina & Campground
(256) 422-3120
County Road 51
Cedar Bluff, AL
 
Mobile North-river Delta Koa
(251) 675-0320
2350 Dead Lake Marina Rd
Creola, AL
 

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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