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Camping Grounds Latrobe PA

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Bush Campground
(724) 668-8999
Bush Rd
New Alexandria, PA
 
Forbes Trail Camp
(724) 238-9959
123 Kinsey Farm Rd
Ligonier, PA
 
Laurel Highlands Camplands Inc
(724) 593-6325
Route 31 E
Donegal, PA
 
Mirror Lake Resort
(724) 235-9983
Rr 1 Route 711
New Florence, PA
 
Roaring Run Resort
(724) 593-7837
Rr 1 Box 531
Champion, PA
 
Lazy Acres Campground
(724) 668-8067
Rt 981 Slagg Rd
New Alexandria, PA
 
Fox Den Acres Campgrounds
(724) 925-7054
Rr 1
New Stanton, PA
 
Donegal Campground
(724) 593-7717
Route 31
Donegal, PA
 
Mountain Pines Resort
(724) 455-3300
Route 711 S
Champion, PA
 
Hideaway Campground
(724) 455-7700
Route 711 & Route 381
Normalville, 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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