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Camping Grounds Elmira NY

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New Plantation Motel
(607) 737-9008
2046 State Route 17
Elmira, NY
 
Ferenbaugh Camping & Recreation+a5726
(607) 962-6193
4121 Sr 414
Corning, NY
 
Cayuta Lake Camping
(607) 594-2366
2457 County Road 6
Alpine, NY
 
Vickio's Deerfield Park Inc
(607) 535-4384
3390 State Route 329
Watkins Glen, NY
 
Clute Park Campground Office
(607) 535-4438
521 E 4th St
Watkins Glen, NY
 
Gardner Hill Campground
(607) 732-9827
1451 Norway Rd
Lowman, NY
 
Redhouse Campground
(570) 827-2774
1249 Nelson Rd
Lawrenceville, PA
 
Cool-lea Camp
(607) 594-3500
State Route 228
Alpine, NY
 
Watkins Glen / Corning Koa Campground
(800) 562-7430
P.o. Box 228
Watkins Glen, NY
 
Chapman's Marina
(315) 324-5265
2420 County Route 6
Hammond, NY
 

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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