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Camping Grounds Lansdale PA

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Homestead Family Campgrounds
(215) 257-3445
1150 Allentown Rd
Green Lane, PA
 
Camp Green Lane
(215) 234-8596
Camp Rd
Green Lane, PA
 
Tohickon Campground
(215) 536-7951
8308 Covered Bridge Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Diversified Community Service
(215) 679-6114
Swamp Creek Rd
Pennsburg, PA
 
Beaver Valley Campgrounds
(610) 847-5643
80 Clay Ridge Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Boulder Woods Campground
(215) 257-7178
1050 Camp Skymount Rd
Green Lane, PA
 
Little Red Barn Campgrounds
(215) 536-3357
367 Old Bethlehem Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Quaker Woods Campground
(215) 536-1984
2225 Rosedale Rd
Quakertown, PA
 
Hickory Park Campground
(610) 754-6884
2140 Big Rd
Gilbertsville, PA
 
Church Of God Campground
(610) 367-8620
462 Englesville Rd
Boyertown, PA
 

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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