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Camping Grounds Palmdale CA

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Camp Colby United Methodist
(626) 792-2296
23828 Angeles Forest Highway
Palmdale, CA
 
Shady Elms Mh & Rv Park
(661) 948-3350
43155 Sierra Hwy # 53
Lancaster, CA
 
Robin's Nest
(661) 268-1221
8237 Soledad Canyon Rd
Acton, CA
 
Big Rock Creek Camp
(661) 944-9005
18101 Paradise Dr
Valyermo, CA
 
Rancho Oso
(805) 683-5110
3750 Paradise Rd
Santa Barbara, CA
 
Crestview Mobile Home Park
(661) 942-3487
1449 E Avenue I
Lancaster, CA
 
Ranch Inn Mobile Home Park
(661) 942-6714
338 W Avenue J8
Lancaster, CA
 
Californians Rv Resort
(661) 269-0919
1535 Sierra Hwy
Acton, CA
 
Rio Bend Rv Resort Ranch
(760) 352-7061
1589 Drew Rd
El Centro, CA
 
Camp Rubber Soul
(707) 937-0722
Po Box 942
Mendocino, CA
 

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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