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Camping Grounds Elizabeth City NC

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Camden Acres Resorts Inc
(252) 336-4414
Garrington Island Rd
Shiloh, NC
 
Bell's Island Campground
(252) 232-2590
Bells Island Rd
Currituck, NC
 
Currituck Resort
(252) 453-2269
Hc 63 Box 195a
Grandy, NC
 
Sandy Point Resort
(252) 429-3094
176 Sandy Point Dr
Knotts Island, NC
 
Riverside Campground
(800) 421-7116, (252) 943-3153
272 Riverside Campgound Road
Belhaven, NC
Number of Sites
50 Total Camp/RV Sites,50 Electric and Water,40 Full Hookups,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

North River Campground
(800) 421-7116, (252) 336-4414
256 Garrington Island Road
Shiloh, NC
Number of Sites
62 Total Camp/RV Sites,55 20 Amp Service,28 30 Amp Service,45 50 Amp Service,62 Electric and Water,69 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,4 Pull-Thru Sites,60 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Hampton Lodge Family Campground
(252) 453-2732
Route 168
Coinjock, NC
 
Anchor Baptist Retreat
(252) 429-3230
172 Marsh Cswy
Knotts Island, NC
 
Arrow Head Campsite
(252) 247-3838
1550 Salter Path Rd
Atlantic Beach, NC
 
Cane Creek Park
(704) 843-3919
5213 Harkey Rd
Waxhaw, NC
 

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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