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Camping Grounds Lebanon MO

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Ho-humm Canoe Rental & Camp
(417) 588-1908
Hc 16 Box 1206
Lebanon, MO
 
Redbeard's Ranch
(417) 533-7337
30075 Marigold Drive
Lebanon, MO
 
Bennett Spring State Park
(800) 334-6946
26250 Hwy 64a
Lebanon, MO
 
Weaver's Campground & Mh Park
(417) 532-4618
11388 Highway 64
Lebanon, MO
 
Fort Bennett Trading Post
(417) 588-1391
11448 Highway 64
Lebanon, MO
 
Able Properties Rv Park
(417) 588-1631
Hc 16 Box 1017
Lebanon, MO
 
Jack's Market & Campgrounds
(417) 532-3974
12972 Highway 64
Lebanon, MO
 
Oak Hill Campground
(417) 532-6447
13654 Highway 64
Lebanon, MO
 
Riverfront Campground
(417) 588-3386
Hc 16
Lebanon, MO
 
Menagerie Campground/kayak Base Camp
(417) 532-3724
1770 Hwy 64 Niangua River Valley
Lebanon, MO
 

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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