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Camping Grounds Northridge CA

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Walnut Rv Park
(818) 775-0704
19130 Nordhoff St
Northridge, CA
 
Porter Valley Country Club Professional Shop
(818) 368-2919
19216 Singing Hills Drive
Northridge, CA
 
Chatsworth Hills Day Camp
(818) 998-8141
21523 Rinaldi Street
Chatsworth, CA
 
North Hills Club
(818) 920-5773
16514 Nordhoff Street
North Hills, CA
 
Camp Funtime Summer Day Camp
(818) 789-8405
5461 Louise Avenue
Encino, CA
 
YMCA North Valley Branch
(818) 368-3231
11336 Corbin Avenue
Northridge, CA
 
Sierra Canyon Day Camp
(818) 882-8121
11052 Independence Avenue
Chatsworth, CA
 
Great Beginnings School & Camp
(818) 341-3288
10324 Variel Avenue
Chatsworth, CA
 
Child`s World School
(818) 343-8122
6100 Lindley Avenue
Encino, CA
 
Sierra Springs Village
(818) 785-6266
7560 Woodman Place Frnt
Van Nuys, CA
 

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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