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Camping Grounds Mcallen TX

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Holiday Village
(956) 787-9493
1501 N Cage Blvd
Pharr, TX
 
Tropic Star Rv Resort
(956) 787-5957
1401 S Cage Blvd
Pharr, TX
 
Paradise Park
(956) 787-1521
1501 W Kelly St
Pharr, TX
 
Country Palms Rv & Mh Park
(956) 787-0680
600 E Fm 495
San Juan, TX
 
Alamo Rose Mh & Rv Park
(956) 783-2600
938 S Alamo Rd
Alamo, TX
 
Tip O'texas Rv Resort
(956) 787-9959
101 E Sioux Rd
Pharr, TX
 
Texas Trails Rv Resort
(956) 787-6538
501 W Owassa Rd
Pharr, TX
 
Lazy Days Rv Park
(956) 943-4100
314 E Railroad St
San Juan, TX
 
Trophy Gardens
(956) 787-7717
800 Fm 495
Alamo, TX
 
Hoopy's Rv Park
(956) 781-9968
N Cesar Chavez
Alamo, TX
 

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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