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Camping Grounds Morganton NC

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Steele Creek Park
(828) 433-5660
7081 Nc Highway 181
Morganton, NC
 
Rose Creek Campground
(828) 438-4338
3471 Rose Creek Rd
Morganton, NC
 
Lake James Family Campground
(828) 584-0190
5786 Benfield Landing Rd
Nebo, NC
 
Deerhorn Park Family Campground
(828) 754-7966
Deerhorn Park
Lenoir, NC
 
Brown Mountain Beach Inc
(828) 758-4257
6785 Brown Mountain Beach Rd
Lenoir, NC
 
Daniel Boone Family Campground
(828) 433-1200
7360 Nc Highway 181
Morganton, NC
 
Deer Park Gardens
(828) 652-2267
St Rd 1765
Nebo, NC
 
Playmore Beach Campground
(828) 758-9730
Playmore Beach
Lenoir, NC
 
Green Mountain Resort
(828) 757-3122
2495 Dimette Rd
Lenoir, NC
 
Beaver Knob Travel Trailer Park
(828) 758-4204
1875 Beaver Helton Way
Lenoir, NC
 

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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