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Camping Grounds Mentor OH

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Pole Bridge Inc
(440) 259-2702
4045 S Ridge Rd
Perry, OH
 
Richards Campgrounds
(440) 298-3870
16780 Thompson Rd
Thompson, OH
 
Tri Country Kamp Inn
(440) 968-3400
17147 Gar Hwy
Montville, OH
 
Barkcamp State Park
(740) 484-4064
65330 Barkcamp Park Rd
Belmont, OH
 
Glacier Hill Lakes
(419) 738-3005
11675 Wapakoneta Freyburg Rd
Wapakoneta, OH
 
Stoney Glen Camp
(440) 298-3264
Ford Rd
Thompson, OH
 
Heritage Hill Campgrounds Inc
(440) 298-1311
6445 Ledge Rd
Thompson, OH
 
Windrush Hollow Camp Inc
(440) 635-5050
15560 Mayfield Rd
Huntsburg, OH
 
Bear Creek Resort Ranch KOA
(800) 421-7116, (330) 484-3901
3232 Downing Street SW
East Sparta, OH
Number of Sites
75 Total Camp/RV Sites,75 Electric and Water,48 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,40 Pull-Thru Sites,50 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Boat Launch,Fishing,Golf Facilities,Marina,

Paradise Valley Campgrounds
(740) 498-9260
74131 Plum Rd
Newcomerstown, OH
 

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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