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Camping Grounds Laramie WY

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N & H Trailer Ranch
(307) 742-3158
1360 N 3rd St
Laramie, WY
 
Snowy Range Trailer Park
(307) 745-0297
404 S Taylor St
Laramie, WY
 
Lake Viva-naughton Marina
(307) 877-9669
Highway 233
Kemmerer, WY
 
Deer Park Campground
(307) 684-5722
146 Us Highway 16 E
Buffalo, WY
 
Fort Rendezvous Campground
(307) 856-1144
10368 Highway 789
Riverton, WY
 
Riverside Kampground
(307) 721-7405
1559 N Mccue St
Laramie, WY
 
Tex's Travel Camp
(307) 875-2630
Hc 2 Box 101
Green River, WY
 
Wind River View Campground
(307) 537-5453
8889 Highway 191
Boulder, WY
 
Hide-a-way Mobile Village
(307) 637-7114
214 S Greeley Hwy
Cheyenne, WY
 
Fort Caspar Campground
(307) 234-3260
4205 Fort Caspar Rd
Casper, WY
 

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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