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Camping Grounds Foley AL

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Palm Lake Rv Park & Opry
(251) 970-3773
15810-c Hwy 59
Foley, AL
 
Wolf Bay Plantations Inc
(251) 987-5131
24711 Highway 20
Elberta, AL
 
American Rv Park
(251) 989-6522
208 N Highway 59
Summerdale, AL
 
Vicks Grocery & Rv Park
(251) 989-7374
23937 County Road 38
Summerdale, AL
 
Azalea Village Rv Resort
(251) 974-5602
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Lazy Acres Rv Park & Campground
(877) 986-5266
12160 Wortel Rd.
Elberta, AL
 
Dogwood Park Mobile Home & Rv Park
(251) 986-8658
25152 Old Foley Rd
Elberta, AL
 
Southwind Rv Park
(251) 988-1216
12863 Highway 9 N
Magnolia Springs, AL
 
Island Retreat Rv Park
(251) 967-1666
18201 Hwy 180 West
Gulf Shores, AL
 
Docs Rv Park
(251) 968-4511
17595 Highway 180
Gulf Shores, AL
 

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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