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Camping Grounds Latham NY

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Mickara Campgrounds
(518) 271-7678
29 Oxford Cir
Troy, NY
 
Alps Family Campground Inc
(518) 674-5565
1928 State Route 43
Averill Park, NY
 
Kinyon's Canyon
(518) 766-3785
Route 66
Nassau, NY
 
Salmon Country Inc
(315) 963-8049
Mexico Point Dr W
Mexico, NY
 
Four Winds Recreational Resort
(585) 493-2794
Tenefly Rd
Portageville, NY
 
Frosty Acres Campgrounds
(518) 864-5352
960 Skyline Dr
Schenectady, NY
 
Adventure Bound Camping Resort At Deer Run
(866) 333-7462
200 Deer Run Dr
Schaghticoke, NY
 
Lake Chalet Campground & Motel
(315) 822-6074
593 St Route 8
Bridgewater, NY
 
Royal Mountain Campsites Inc
(518) 762-1946
4948 State Highway 29
Johnstown, NY
 
Mt Kenyon Campground
(518) 696-2905
Route 9 N & S
Lake George, NY
 

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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