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Camping Grounds Gettysburg PA

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Gloryride At Gettysburg
(717) 642-5055
685 Camp Gettysburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Round Top Campground Inc
(717) 334-9565
180 Knight Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Drummer Boy Inc
(717) 334-3277
1300 Hanover Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Gettysburg Campground
(717) 334-3304
2030 Fairfield Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Conewago Campground
(717) 677-8958
1507 Narrows Rd
Biglerville, PA
 
Battlefield Heritage Resorts
(717) 337-3363
1960 Emmitsburg Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Drummer Boy Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (717) 334-3277
1300 Hanover Road
Gettysburg, PA
Number of Sites
410 Total Camp/RV Sites,35 30 Amp Service,255 50 Amp Service,410 Electric and Water,306 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,31 No Hookups,106 Pull-Thru Sites,120 Seasonal,31 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Fishing,Mini Golf,Planned Activities,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Gettysburg Campground
(800) 421-7116, (717) 334-3304, 888-879-2241
2030 Fairfield Road
Gettysburg, PA
Number of Sites
258 Total Camp/RV Sites,258 Electric and Water,240 Electric Only,116 Full Hookups,70 Max RV Length,20 No Hookups,43 Pull-Thru Sites,Y Total Rental Units,20 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,RV Service/Repair,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Beach Volleyball,Bird Watching,Fishing,Flyfishing,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Mini Golf,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Shuffleboard,Sports Field,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,Water activities,

Granite Hill Adventure Park
(717) 642-8749
3340 Fairfield Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Deer Run Campground
(717) 486-8168
111 Sheet Iron Roof Rd
Gardners, PA
 

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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