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Camping Grounds Martinez CA

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Marlin`s RV Park
(925) 957-1650
381 Arthur Road Frnt
Martinez, CA
 
Park Royale Mobile Home Park
(925) 685-7559
2050 Monument Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA
 
Lafayette Tennis Club
(925) 937-2582
3125 Camino Diablo
Lafayette, CA
 
Acteeva Camps
(925) 283-5845
Po Box 191
Lafayette, CA
 
Orinda Country Club
(925) 254-0811
315 Camino Sobrante
Orinda, CA
 
Campway`s Truck Accessory World
(925) 228-9310
4999 Pacheco Boulevard
Martinez, CA
 
Rancho Colorados Tennis Club
(925) 283-5448
Rohrer Drive
Lafayette, CA
 
Kiwi Kayak
(925) 692-2041
2454 Vista Del Monte
Concord, CA
 
Roughing It Day Camp
(925) 283-3795
Po Box 1266
Orinda, CA
 
Vista Del Monte Trailer Park
(925) 685-8698
2351 Monument Blvd
Concord, CA
 

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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