Camping Grounds Gainesville GA

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YMCA Camp High Harbour Services
(770) 532-2267
200 Main Street Southwest Suite 108
Gainesville, GA
Lakeside Mobile Home and Travel Trailer Community
(770) 532-0296
3311 Indian Trail Road
Gainesville, GA
Bolding Mill Campground
(770) 532-3650
4055 Chestatee Road
Gainesville, GA
Duckett Mill Campground
(770) 532-9802
3720 Duckett Mill Road
Gainesville, GA
Lake Lanier Lodges
(770) 967-1804
6568 Lights Ferry Rd
Flowery Branch, GA
Lakeside Mh & Travel Park
(770) 532-0296
3311 Indian Trail Rd
Gainesville, GA
Catering by Our House
(770) 532-0896
5190 Browns Bridge Road
Gainesville, GA
Sonrise Camp Inc
(678) 450-6905
3012 Simpson Park Rd
Gainesville, GA
U S Government - Army Department Of- U S Army Corps of Engineers- Lake Sidney
(770) 967-6757
6219 Old Federal Road
Flowery Branch, GA
Under the Hemlock Campground and Cabins
(706) 265-4603
5545 Highway 52
Dawsonville, GA

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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