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Camping Grounds Ellensburg WA

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Rock'n'tomahawk Ranch
(509) 962-2403
2590 Upper Green Canyon Rd
Ellensburg, WA
 
College Courts
(509) 925-1995
913 E 10th Ave # 14
Ellensburg, WA
 
Icicle River Rv Park
(509) 548-5420
7305 Icicle Rd
Leavenworth, WA
 
Smitty's Rv Overniter Park
(509) 882-5858
608 W Wine Country Rd
Grandview, WA
 
Mt St Helens Rv Park
(360) 274-8522
167 Schaffran Road (exit 49 Off I-5)
Castle Rock, WA
 
Yakima River Rv Park
(509) 925-4734
791 Ringer Loop
Ellensburg, WA
 
Mountain River Trails Camping
(509) 674-4383
1000 Mountain River Trls Rd
Cle Elum, WA
 
Blu-shastin Rv Park
(509) 548-4184
3300 Us Highway 97
Leavenworth, WA
 
Whalen's Park- Campground & Rv
(360) 945-2874
82 Derby Avenue
Point Roberts, WA
 
Lazy Daze Rv Park
(509) 826-0326
209 A Ave
Conconully, WA
 

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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