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Camping Grounds Hot Springs National Park AR

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KOA Kampground
(501) 624-5912
Highway 70 Exit 4 East
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Camp Couchdale
(501) 262-1326
301 Catherine Park Road
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Lake Hamilton RV Resort
(501) 767-9996
3027 Albert Pike Road
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Camp Yorktown Bay
(501) 767-2333
361 Camp Yorktown Lane
Mountain Pine, AR
 
Camp of the Pines
(501) 865-3788
2721 Chestnut Drive
Bismarck, AR
 
Lake Hamilton Bible Camp and Conference Grounds
(501) 525-8204
6191 Central Avenue
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Razorback Camper Sales Inc
(501) 767-3486
2320 Albert Pike Road
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Young`s Lakeshore RV Resort
(501) 767-7946
1601 Lakeshore Drive
Hot Springs National, AR
 
Degray Lake Resort State Park
(501) 865-2801
2027 State Park Entrance Rd
Bismarck, AR
 
Spring River Oak Campground
(870) 856-3885
Highway 63 N
Mammoth Spring, AR
 

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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