Camping Grounds Gilroy CA

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Camping World
(408) 683-2807
13575 Sycamore Avenue
San Martin, CA
Maple Leaf Park
(408) 776-1818
15200 Monterey Rd
Morgan Hill, CA
Monterey Vacation RV Park
(831) 726-9118
1400 Highway 101
Aromas, CA
Cargo Camper
(831) 722-9099
145 Harrington Rd
Watsonville, CA
Century Chevrolet
(831)722-4122, (831)722-2314
490 Auto Center Drive
Watsonville, CA
Parkway Lakes R V Park
(408) 779-0244
100 Ogier Avenue
Morgan Hill, CA
Oak Dell Park
(408) 779-7779
12790 Watsonville Road
Morgan Hill, CA
Loma Linda Rv Park
(831) 722-9311
890 Salinas Rd
Watsonville, CA
K O A Kampgrounds of America
(831) 722-2377
1186 San Andreas Road
Watsonville, CA
Marmo's Pinto Lake
(831) 722-4533
324 Amesti Rd
Watsonville, CA

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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