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Camping Grounds Hutchinson KS

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Melody Acres Rv Park
(620) 665-5048
1009 E. Blanchard
Hutchinson, KS
 
Applewood Meadows Rv And Mobile Home Community
(620) 860-4687
2214 East 4th Ave
Hutchinson, KS
 
Usi Rv Park
(316) 838-8699
2920 E 33rd St N.
Wichita, KS
 
Cottonwood Camping
(913) 422-8038
115 S 130th St
Bonner Springs, KS
 
Flagstop Campground & Rv Park
(785) 463-5537
105 8th St
Milford, KS
 
Big Chief Mobile Home Park
(620) 662-3900
2214 E 4th Ave
Hutchinson, KS
 
Boy Scouts Camp Kanza
(620) 286-5390
10510 S Sterling Rd
Abbyville, KS
 
Mill Creek Campground
(785) 636-5321
Rr 1
Paxico, KS
 
Golden Wheat Budget Inn
(785) 238-5106
820 S Washington St
Junction City, KS
 
Chihowa Retreat Center
(785) 597-5415
3553 Osage Rd
Perry, KS
 

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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