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Camping Grounds Newtown PA

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ESF Summer Camps
(609) 896-0606
Route 206
Lawrenceville, NJ
 
NEW JERSEY
(856) 234-5557
130 Bortons Landing Road
Moorestown, NJ
 
Breezewood Campgrounds
(814) 735-4128
234 Municipal Rd
Breezewood, PA
 
Hickory Hollow Campground
(800) 421-7116, (814) 926-4636
176 Big Hickory Road
Rockwood, PA
Number of Sites
106 Total Camp/RV Sites,105 50 Amp Service,106 Electric and Water,105 Electric Only,89 Full Hookups,1 Group Sites,42 Max RV Length,6 No Hookups,34 Pull-Thru Sites,57 Seasonal,105 Sideouts,6 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Fishing,Planned Activities,

Green Valley Campground
(717) 567-3039
Rr 1 Box 203
Newport, PA
 
Beaver Valley Campgrounds
(610) 847-5643
80 Clay Ridge Rd
Ottsville, PA
 
Chesterbrook Academy
(856) 234-5557
130 Bortons Landing Road
Moorestown, NJ
 
Hickory Run Family Campground
(717) 336-5564
285 Greenville Rd
Denver, PA
 
Susquehanna Campground
(570) 398-0462
Route 220 N
Jersey Shore, PA
 
Pine Oaks Campground
(814) 445-4093
Summer Camp Rd
Friedens, PA
 

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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