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Camping Grounds Palestine TX

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Red Rock Ranch & Campgrounds
(903) 723-1836
Rr 8 Box 121
Palestine, TX
 
Dogwood Rv Park
(903) 729-1174
4508 W Oak St
Palestine, TX
 
Bayview R-v Park
(956) 944-2313
606 Bayshore Dr
Port Mansfield, TX
 
Lakefront Lodge
(956) 765-4346
Oak St
Zapata, TX
 
Anderson's Trailer Park
(361) 729-9651
2431 Fm 1781
Rockport, TX
 
Highway 155 Rv Park
(903) 729-7778
3202 State Highway 155
Palestine, TX
 
R Place Rv Park & Campgrounds
(903) 723-8887
Highway 84 E
Palestine, TX
 
Clearview Rv Park
(903) 872-1442
10414 S Us Highway 287
Corsicana, TX
 
Emerald Lake Rv Park
(254) 947-1335
22612 Ih 35
Salado, TX
 
Landa Trailer Park
(830) 625-1211
565 N Market St
New Braunfels, TX
 

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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