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Camping Grounds Key West FL

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Cw's Key West Shore Fishing Info. & Tips
(305) 745-2166
2950 Us Hwy. 1
Key West, FL
 
Geiger Key Marina
(305) 296-3553
5 Geiger Rd
Key West, FL
 
Leo`s Campground and RV Park
(305) 296-5260
5236 Suncrest Road
Key West, FL
 
Boyd's Key West Campground Inc
(305) 294-1465
6401 Maloney Ave
Key West, FL
 
Big Tree Rv Park
(904) 768-7270
5221 Dunn Ave
Jacksonville, FL
 
Bluewater Key Rv Park
(305) 745-2494
2950 Us Highway 1
Key West, FL
 
Jabour's Trailer Court
(305) 294-5723
223 Elizabeth St
Key West, FL
 
El Mar RV Resort
(305) 294-0857
6700 Maloney Avenue
Key West, FL
 
Lazy Lakes Campgrounds
(305) 745-1079
3000 Johnson Rd
Sugarloaf Shores, FL
 
Swan Lake Travel Trailer Park
(239) 995-3397
2400 North Tamiami Trail
Fort Myers, FL
 

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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