Camping Grounds Oakland CA

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Oakland Pal Camp
(510) 530-2251
10100 Skyline Boulevard
Oakland, CA
Grinsztein Associated
(510) 553-0605
7677 Oakport Street
Oakland, CA
Orinda Country Club
(925) 254-0811
315 Camino Sobrante
Orinda, CA
Campolindo Cabana Swim Club
(925) 284-9816
3799 Campolindo Drive
Moraga, CA
Camp Winna Rainbow
(510) 525-4304
1301 Henry Street
Berkeley, CA
Jewish Community Services Oakland & Piedmont
(510) 658-9222
412 Monte Vista Avenue
Oakland, CA
Juan Bautista de Anza
(510) 817-1438
1111 Jackson St.,Suite 700
Oakland, AZ
Roughing It Day Camp
(925) 283-3795
Po Box 1266
Orinda, CA
Tennis Shop Moraga Country Club
(925) 376-1314
1600 Saint Andrews Drive
Moraga, CA
Cazadero Performing Arts Camp
(510) 527-7500
941 The Alameda
Berkeley, 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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