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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
 
Tall Pines Rv Park
(337) 433-2038
3329 Houston River Rd
Westlake, LA
 
Tranquility Bay Landing
(318) 645-6551
69 Yonkers Dr
Zwolle, LA
 
Roundaway Rv Park
(318) 574-9026
Highway 602
Tallulah, LA
 
Hwy 8 Rv Park & Motel
(337) 238-2623
19280 Hwy 8
Leesville, LA
 
Indian Hills Inc
(985) 641-9998
2484 Covington Hwy
Slidell, LA
 
Hidden Oaks Campground
(985) 345-9244
21544 Highway 190 E
Hammond, LA
 
Maison Royale Mobile Home Park
(337) 365-8457
1579 Duchamp Rd
Broussard, LA
 
Chase's Rv Park
(337) 365-9865
3004 Weeks Island Rd
New Iberia, 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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