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Camping Grounds Norwich CT

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New London County 4-H Camp Foundation-Office
(860) 886-7476
335 Washington Street
Norwich, CT
 
Strawberry Park Resort Campground
(860) 886-1944
42 Pierce Rd
Preston, CT
 
Strawberry Park Resort Campground
(800) 421-7116, (860) 886-1944
42 Pierce Road
Preston, CT
Number of Sites
482 Total Camp/RV Sites,478 30 Amp Service,200 50 Amp Service,482 Electric and Water,478 Electric Only,240 Full Hookups,50 Max RV Length,4 No Hookups,18 Pull-Thru Sites,40 Rental Trailers,200 Seasonal,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Biking Trails,Hiking Trails,Planned Activities,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Camp Wightman
(860) 376-2179
North Stonington
Jewett City, CT
 
Ross Hill Park
(860) 376-9606
170 Ross Hill Rd
Jewett City, CT
 
Northeastern Sports Inc
(860) 822-6167
139 Taftville Occum Rd Suite 2
Norwich, CT
 
Hidden Acres Family Campground
(860) 887-9633
47 River Rd
Preston, CT
 
Countryside Campground
(860) 376-0029
75 Cook Hill Road
Jewett City, CT
 
Pauchaug Marina & Campground
(860) 376-3346
262 Shetucke Route 165
Jewett City, CT
 
Salt Rock State Campground
877-668-2267 860-822-0884
173 Scotland Rd
Baltic, CT
 

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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