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Camping Grounds Joplin MO

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Shady Lane Mobile Home Court
(417) 623-2323
4720 S Range Line Rd # 43
Joplin, MO
 
Midwest Campground
(417) 649-9792
Rr 1
Carl Junction, MO
 
Precious Moments Rv Park
(417) 358-1389
480 Chapel Rd
Carthage, MO
 
Ballard's Campground & Park
(417) 359-0359
13965 Ballard Loop
Carthage, MO
 
Arlington River Resort
(573) 762-2714
13003 Arlington Outer Rd
Newburg, MO
 
Suburban Wheel Estates
(417) 673-4550
Highway Hh
Joplin, MO
 
Big Barn Rv Park
(417) 358-2432
5231 County Lane 138
Carthage, MO
 
Coachlight Campground
(417) 358-3666
5527 S Garrison Ave
Carthage, MO
 
Mosler's Resort
(620) 597-2799
9180 Nw Bethlehem Rd
Columbus, KS
 
Osage Campground
(573) 395-4066
10407 Marina Rd
Jefferson City, MO
 

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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