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Camping Grounds Orange Park FL

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Childtime Learning Centers
(904) 278-0606
1510 Business Center Drive
Orange Park, FL
 
Kingsley Trailer Court
(904) 272-7779
1847 Kingsley Avenue Lot A19
Orange Park, FL
 
SL Smith & Associates
(904) 826-1900
1515 County Road 210 West
Jacksonville, FL
 
Rick Bakers RV & Camping Center
(904) 284-4041
327 North Orange Avenue
Green Cove Springs, FL
 
Cecil Field Golf Club
(904) 778-5245
13715 Lake Newman Street
Jacksonville, FL
 
Whitey's Fish Camp
(904) 269-4198
2032 County Road 220
Orange Park, FL
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(904) 778-0200
8500 Argyle Forest Boulevard
Jacksonville, FL
 
Childtime Learning Centers
(904) 268-1933
9950 Saint Augustine Road
Jacksonville, FL
 
Girl Scout Program Center Chowenwaw
(904) 284-3018
1521 Ball Road
Green Cove Springs, FL
 
Big Tree Rv Park
(904) 768-7270
5221 Dunn Ave
Jacksonville, FL
 

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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