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Camping Grounds Leesville LA

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Shady Lake Rv Park
(337) 239-4674
168 Sapphire Ln
Leesville, LA
 
Toledo Bend Resort
(337) 286-9257
350 Toledo Resort Dr
Anacoco, LA
 
Toledo Bend Resort
(337) 286-9257
350 Toledo Resort Dr
Anacoco, LA
 
Pecanland Estates & Rv Park
(318) 343-4850
2300 Garrett Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Hub Trailer Park
(337) 783-7167
1819 N Parkerson Ave
Crowley, LA
 
Hwy 8 Rv Park & Motel
(337) 238-2623
19280 Hwy 8
Leesville, LA
 
Grand Bois Campsite
(985) 594-7410
470 Highway 24
Bourg, LA
 
Shilo's Lake Bruin Campground
(318) 766-3334
Rr 1 Box 40
Newellton, LA
 
L B Henry Mobile Home Park
(318) 445-0636
3343 Old Marksville Hwy
Pineville, LA
 
Marrero Travel Park
(504) 347-9907
340 Saddler Rd
Marrero, LA
 

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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