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Camping Grounds Lakewood CA

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Discount Camper Shells
(310) 436-1303
3001 Orange Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 
Paramount Campers
(562) 634-1062
7237 Rosecrans Avenue
Paramount, CA
 
Rio Hondo Golf Club
(562) 927-2329
10627 Old River School Road
Downey, CA
 
Campo Custom Clubs
(562) 439-8919
5772 East Campo Wk
Long Beach, CA
 
American Camper Shells
(714) 898-1827
11151 Beach Boulevard
Stanton, CA
 
A Star Automotive Truck & RV Center
(562) 428-9525
5344 Cherry Avenue
Long Beach, CA
 
Charlotte Queen Adventures
(562) 434-1711
1028 Junipero
AvenueLong Beach, CA
 
Camping World
(714) 522-8400
14900 Firestone Boulevard
Buena Park, CA
 
Arbor Mobile Village
(562) 422-3666
300 E Arbor St # 7
Long Beach, CA
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(714) 894-4250
12421 Springdale Street
Garden Grove, CA
 

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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