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Camping Grounds Palo Alto CA

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YMCA of the Mid-Peninsula - Association Office
(650) 856-3955
4151 Middlefield Road Suite 211
Palo Alto, CA
 
Sharon Heights Golf & Country Club Inc.
(650) 854-6429
2900 Sand Hill Road
Menlo Park, CA
 
Campway`s Truck Accessory World
(650) 964-2363
2090 West El Camino Real
Mountain View, CA
 
Golden Eagle Sports Camp
(650) 947-9618
1121 Jefferson Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 
Decathlon Sports Club-Summer Day Camps
(650) 365-8638
3611 Glenwood Avenue
Redwood City, CA
 
Camp Unalayee
(650) 969-6313
3921 East Bayshore Road
Palo Alto, CA
 
Hidden Villa Summer Camp
(650) 949-8641
26870 Moody Road
Los Altos, CA
 
Ideal RV and Trailer Supply
(650) 365-1574
3375 East Bayshore Road
Redwood City, CA
 
Trailer Villa Rv Park
(650) 366-7880
3401 E Bayshore Rd
Redwood City, CA
 
Aloha Mobile Village
(408) 733-0909
915 E El Camino Real
Sunnyvale, 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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