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Camping Grounds Olympia WA

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American Heritage Campgrounds
(360) 943-8778
9610 Kimmie St Sw
Olympia, WA
 
Nisqually Plaza Rv Park
(360) 491-3831
10220 Martin Way E
Olympia, WA
 
Olympia Campground
(800) 421-7116, (360) 352-2551
1441 83rd Avenue SW
Olympia, WA
Number of Sites
99 Total Camp/RV Sites,99 Electric and Water,26 Full Hookups,29 No Hookups,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Minerva Beach Mobile Village
(360) 877-5145
21110 N Us Highway 101
Shelton, WA
 
Trailer City Park
(509) 783-2513
7322 W Bonnie Ave
Kennewick, WA
 
Olympia Campgrounds
(360) 352-2551
1441 83rd Ave Sw
Olympia, WA
 
Riverbend Campground
(360) 491-2534
11520 Durgin Rd Se # 80
Olympia, WA
 
Offut Lake Resort
(360) 264-2438
4005 120th Ave Se
Tenino, WA
 
Wildwood Resort
(360) 595-2311
990 S Lake Whatcom Blvd
Sedro Woolley, WA
 
Anacortes Rv Park
(360) 293-3700
1255 State Route 20
Anacortes, WA
 

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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