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Camping Grounds Lewiston ID

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Riverwalk Rv Park
(509) 243-3455
3040 Clemans Rd
Clarkston, WA
 
Nez Perce National Historical Park
(208) 843-7001
PO Box 1000 Lapwai
Lapwai, ID
 
Zims Hot Springs
(208) 347-2686
2995 Zims Rd
New Meadows, ID
 
Sun Valley Rv Resort
(208) 726-3429
106 Meadow Cir
Ketchum, ID
 
Snake River Inn
(208) 495-2470
Highway 45
Melba, ID
 
Hillview Rv Park
(509) 758-6299
1224 Bridge St
Clarkston, WA
 
Indian Hot Springs
(208) 549-0070
914 Hot Springs Rd
Weiser, ID
 
Monroe Creek Campground
(208) 549-2026
822 Highway 95
Weiser, ID
 
Maranatha Park
(208) 773-7342
2402 W Seltice Way
Post Falls, ID
 
Swiftwater Rv Park
(208) 839-2700
Hc 1 Box 24
White Bird, ID
 

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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