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Camping Grounds Guilford CT

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Guilford Racquet & Swim Club
(203) 453-4367
420 Church Street
Guilford, CT
 
Deer Lake Shoreline Foundations Day Camp Summer
(203) 421-3115
Paper Mill Road
Killingworth, CT
 
Hammonasset Camping Center
(860) 664-1865
103 West Main Street
Clinton, CT
 
Vehicle Leasing Associates LLC
(203) 234-6853
444 Washington Avenue
North Haven, CT
 
Camp Claire
(203) 235-5705
62 Colony Street
Meriden, CT
 
D C Hall Rental Service
(203) 488-0383
45 Cedar Lake Road
North Branford, CT
 
River Dale Farm Camp Site
(860) 669-5388
111 River Road
Clinton, CT
 
Keith`s RV & Trailer Repair
(860) 669-2221
32 Nod Place
Clinton, CT
 
Camp Hazen YMCA
(860) 526-9529
204 West Main Street
Chester, CT
 
Camp Laurelwood
(203) 397-2267
360 Amity Road
Woodbridge, CT
 

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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