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Camping Grounds Houma LA

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Capri Court
(985) 879-4288
105 Capri Ct
Houma, LA
 
Grand Bois Campsite
(985) 594-7410
470 Highway 24
Bourg, LA
 
La Boulaie Rv Park & Campground
(337) 856-0555
1136 Evangeline Thruway
Youngsville, LA
 
Nakatosh Rv Park
(318) 352-0911
5428 Highway 6
Natchitoches, LA
 
Red Shoes Park
(888) 774-7263
711 Pow Wow Parkway
Kinder, LA
 
Carriage Cove Mobile Home Park
(985) 872-2756
9241 Park Ave
Houma, LA
 
Abita Springs Resorts
(985) 892-3565
24150 Highway 435
Abita Springs, LA
 
Chase's Rv Park
(337) 365-9865
3004 Weeks Island Rd
New Iberia, LA
 
Smith Lodge & Conference Center
(337) 237-2264
850 Kaliste Saloom Rd # 203
Lafayette, LA
 
New Orleans Rv Campground
(504) 274-0824
6001 France Road
New Orleans, LA
 

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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