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Camping Grounds Olean NY

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Sunnyhill Camp Sites
(585) 928-2005
7856 Messer Hill Rd
Bolivar, NY
 
Kinzua East Koa Kampgrounds
(814) 368-3662
Kinzua Heights Route 59
Bradford, PA
 
Whispering Pine Camp
(716) 676-5104
1929 Raub Rd
Franklinville, NY
 
Black Bear Campground
(814) 362-1394
Hc 1 Box 33
Lewis Run, PA
 
Sunset Vue Campground
(814) 887-2527
East Valley Rd
Smethport, PA
 
Woodhaven Acres Campground
(814) 362-1588
Kinzua Heights
Bradford, PA
 
Triple R Camping Resort
(716) 676-3856
3491 Bryant Hill Rd
Franklinville, NY
 
Memory Lake Campground
(716) 676-2776
3900 Jarecki Rd
Franklinville, NY
 
Idlewood Recreation Estate Inc
(814) 362-1719
Big Shanty Rd
Lewis Run, PA
 
Stysh's Brown Barn Campgrounds
(315) 942-4749
3334 Moose River Rd
Boonville, NY
 

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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