Camping Grounds Oregon City OR

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Promontory Park Campground
(503) 630-5153
40600 E Highway 224
Estacada, OR
Jantzen Beach Rv Park
(503) 289-7626
1503 N Hayden Island Dr
Portland, OR
Grants Pass Over-niters
(541) 479-7289
5941 Highland Ave
Grants Pass, OR
Fort Stevens State Park
(503) 861-2000
Po Box 138
Hammond, OR
Boardman Parks & Recreation
(541) 481-7217
1 Marine Dr
Boardman, OR
REI - Recreational Equipment- Inc.
(503) 624-8600
7410 SW Bridgeport Road
Tigard, OR
Chinook Bend Rv Resort
(541) 996-2032
2920 Siletz Hwy
Lincoln City, OR
River's Edge Rv Park
(503) 876-3444
25620 Yamhill River Rd
Willamina, OR
Phoenix Rv Park
(503) 581-2497
4130 Silverton Rd Ne
Salem, OR
Agness Rv Park
(541) 247-2813
4215 Agness Rd
Agness, 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,...

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