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Camping Grounds Medford OR

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Lakewood Rv Park
(541) 830-1957
2564 Merry Ln
White City, OR
 
Eagle Trailer Park
(541) 826-3675
233 S Shasta Ave
Eagle Point, OR
 
Jackson Hot Springs
(541) 482-3776
2253 Highway 99 N # Office
Ashland, OR
 
Rogue River Resort & Rv Park
(541) 878-2404
21800 Highway 62
Shady Cove, OR
 
Trees Of Oregon Rv Park
(541) 849-2181
221 Eagle Valley Rd
Oakland, OR
 
Medford Oaks Rv Park
(541) 826-5103
7049 Highway 140
Eagle Point, OR
 
Glenyan Campground Of Ashland
(541) 488-1785
5310 Highway 66
Ashland, OR
 
Fly Casters Rv Park
(541) 878-2749
21655 Highway 62
Shady Cove, OR
 
Shady Trails Rv Park & Campground
(541) 878-2206
1 Meadow Ln
Shady Cove, OR
 
Elk Haven RV Resort
(800) 421-7116, (541) 496-3090
22020 North Umpqua Highway
Idleyld Park, OR
Number of Sites
25 Total Camp/RV Sites,25 Electric and Water,38 Full Hookups,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

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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