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Camping Grounds Gardner MA

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Peaceful Pines
(978) 939-5004
Athol Rd
Templeton, MA
 
Howe's Camping
(978) 827-4558
133 Sherbert Rd
Ashburnham, MA
 
Woodmore Campground
(603) 899-3362
117 Woodbound Rd
Rindge, NH
 
State Line Camping Area
(603) 585-7726
Route 12 S
Fitzwilliam, NH
 
Emerald Acres
(603) 532-8838
39 Ridgecrest Rd
Jaffrey, NH
 
Peaceful Acres Campground
(800) 421-7116, (978) 928-4413
52 Flagg Road
Hubbardston, MA
Number of Sites
75 Total Camp/RV Sites,75 30 Amp Service,75 Electric and Water,75 Electric Only,36 Max RV Length,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Lamb City Campground
(800) 421-7116
85 Royalston Road
Phillipston, MA
Number of Sites
250 Total Camp/RV Sites,12 20 Amp Service,182 30 Amp Service,50 50 Amp Service,250 Electric and Water,250 Electric Only,214 Full Hookups,32 Group Sites,40 Max RV Length,6 No Hookups,12 Pull-Thru Sites,165 Seasonal,220 Sideouts,6 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pets Welcome,Propane,RV Service/Repair,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Biking Trails,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Shuffleboard,Snowmobiling,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,

Shady Point Beach & Campground
(978) 582-4976
701 Reservoir Rd
Lunenburg, MA
 
Laurel Lake Campgrounds
(603) 585-3304
E Lake Rd
Fitzwilliam, NH
 
Lake Dean Campground
(508) 882-3125
717 N Brookfield Rd
Oakham, MA
 

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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