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Camping Grounds Durant OK

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Coy Simmons Rv Park
(580) 924-3091
W Of City
Durant, OK
 
Soldier Creek Resort & Marina
(580) 564-3670
Hc 68 Box 341
Kingston, OK
 
Country Living Rv Park
(918) 428-3327
3709 N 41st West Ave
Tulsa, OK
 
Garden Oaks Mobile Home Park
(405) 631-2214
7800 S Santa Fe Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
 
Duke's Eufaula Cove
(918) 689-9955
E Of City
Eufaula, OK
 
Sherrard Rv & Koa Kampgrounds
(580) 296-2373
111 Sherrard Dr
Colbert, OK
 
Okie's Oar
(405) 238-5969
East Of Old Highway 19
Pauls Valley, OK
 
Rds Development Inc
(580) 326-5868
Po Box 931
Hugo, OK
 
Lakeview Rv Campground
(580) 762-3152
8900 Lake Rd
Ponca City, OK
 
Methodist Camp
(405) 542-6967
Rr 2 Box 29
Hinton, OK
 

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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