WesternHorseman

Camping Grounds Oregon City OR

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Camping Grounds. You will find informative articles about Camping Grounds, including "Campsite Courtesy". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Oregon City, OR that can help answer your questions about Camping Grounds.

Jantzen Beach Rv Park
(503) 289-7626
1503 N Hayden Island Dr
Portland, OR
 
Promontory Park Campground
(503) 630-5153
40600 E Highway 224
Estacada, OR
 
Turtle Rock Rv Resort
541-247-9203 800-353-9754
28788 Hunter Ck. Lp
Gold Beach, OR
 
Fir Ridge Campgrounds
(541) 453-4664
4141 Clem Rd # 5
Blodgett, OR
 
Eagle Valley Rv & Mh Park
(541) 893-6161
Highway 86 E
Richland, OR
 
REI - Recreational Equipment- Inc.
(503) 624-8600
7410 SW Bridgeport Road
Tigard, OR
 
River's Edge Rv Park
(503) 876-3444
25620 Yamhill River Rd
Willamina, OR
 
Joe Creek Waterfalls Rv Park
(541) 479-7974
699 Jumpoff Joe Creek Rd
Grants Pass, OR
 
Kelley's Rv Park
(541) 888-6531
555 S. Empire Blvd.
Coos Bay, OR
 
Junipers Reservoir Rv Resort
(541) 947-2050
Highway 140 W Milepost 86 1/2
Lakeview, OR
 

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,...

Click here to read the rest of this article from WesternHorseman.com