Camping Grounds Mentor OH
200 Total Camp/RV Sites,130 20 Amp Service,200 30 Amp Service,130 50 Amp Service,200 Electric and Water,164 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,39 Pull-Thru Sites,1 Rental Trailers,45 Seasonal,200 Sideouts,
Dump Station,Firewood,Fenced Pet Area,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,RV on Site,
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Bike Rentals,Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Boat Launch,Boating,Fishing,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Marina,Motorized Boat Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Pedal Boat Rentals,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Shuffleboard,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,Tennis,
West Portsmouth, OH
"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,...