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Camping Grounds Northampton MA

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Windy Acres Campground
(413) 527-9862
139 South Rd
Easthampton, MA
 
White Birch Campgrounds
(413) 665-4941
214 North St
South Deerfield, MA
 
Springbrook Family Camp Area
(413) 625-6618
32 Tower Rd
Shelburne Falls, MA
 
Peppermint Park Camping Resort
(413) 634-5385
169 Grant St P.o. Box 52
Plainfield, MA
 
Pinewood Lodge Campground
(800) 421-7116, (508) 746-3548
190 Pinewood Road
Plymouth, MA
Number of Sites
285 Total Camp/RV Sites,155 20 Amp Service,225 30 Amp Service,28 50 Amp Service,285 Electric and Water,255 Electric Only,110 Full Hookups,30 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,20 No Hookups,18 Pull-Thru Sites,120 Seasonal,150 Sideouts,20 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Equestrian Friendly,

Berkshire Park Camping Area
(413) 238-5918
350 Harvey Rd
Worthington, MA
 
Walker Island Family Camping
(413) 354-2295
27 Route 20
Chester, MA
 
Sodom Mountain Campground
(413) 569-3930
233 S Loomis St
Southwick, MA
 
Southwick Acres Campgrounds
(413) 569-6339
256 College Hwy
Southwick, MA
 
Bourne Scenic Park
(800) 421-7116, (508) 759-7873
370 Scenic Highway
Bourne, MA
Number of Sites
420 Total Camp/RV Sites,420 Electric and Water,
Amenities
BBQ Pits,Dump Station,Firewood,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi HotSpots,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Snack Bar,Store,Cabin Rentals,internet access at specific locations in park,
Recreation
Arcade,Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Biking Trails,Bird Watching,Fishing,Flyfishing,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Nature Trails,Picnic Area,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,

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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