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Camping Grounds El Paso TX

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Arvey Park
(915) 598-7522
11200 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Mission Trail Village
(915) 859-0202
8479 Alameda Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Roadrunner Rv
(915) 598-4469
1212 Lafayette Dr
El Paso, TX
 
Desert Oasis Park
(915) 855-3366
12705 Montana Ave
El Paso, TX
 
Gaslight Square Mh Park
(915) 877-2238
500 Trans Mountain Rd
Canutillo, TX
 
Samson Rv Park
(915) 859-8383
11300 Gateway Blvd E
El Paso, TX
 
Robin Hood Park
(915) 751-2311
9716 Dyer St
El Paso, TX
 
Mission Rv Park
(915) 859-1133
1420 Rv Dr
El Paso, TX
 
El Paso-west Rv Park
(505) 882-7172
1415 Anthony Dr
Anthony, NM
 
Cotton Valley Rv Park
(915) 851-2137
1590 Clint San Elizario Rd
Clint, TX
 

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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