Camping Grounds Durango CO

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Hermosa Meadows Camper Park
(970) 247-3055
31420 Highway 550
Durango, CO
United Campgrounds Of Durango
(970) 247-3853
1322 Animas View Dr
Durango, CO
Cotton Wood Camper Park
(970) 247-1977
21636 Highway 160
Durango, CO
Durango Year Round RV Park
(970) 247-5199
5875 U. S. Highway 550
Durango, CO
Alpen Rose Rv Resort
(970) 247-5540
27847 Highway 550
Durango, CO
Koa-Durango East
(970) 247-0783
30090 Highway 160
Durango, CO
Red Mountain Ranch
(970) 247-9796
27846 Highway 550
Durango, CO
Colvig Silver Camps
(970) 247-2564
9665 County Road 240
Durango, CO
Cottonwood Camper Park
(970) 247-1977
21636 Highway 160
Durango, CO
Lightner Creek Campground
(970) 247-5406
1567 County Road 207
Durango, CO

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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