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Camping Grounds Pleasanton CA

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Clubsport Pleasanton
(925) 463-2822
7090 Johnson Drive
Pleasanton, CA
 
Two Sentinels Girl Scout Camp
(925) 829-8059
11740 Dublin Boulevard
Dublin, CA
 
Vasco Mobile Home Park
(925) 447-0758
6539 Southfront Rd
Livermore, CA
 
YMCA Camp Arroyo
(925) 371-8401
5555 Arroyo Road
Livermore, CA
 
YMCA - Forest Park
(510) 793-2630
34402 Maybird Circle
Fremont, CA
 
Camp Inc
(925) 479-0588
6955 Portage Road
Dublin, CA
 
San Ramon Golf Club
(925) 828-6100
9430 Fircrest Lane
San Ramon, CA
 
East Bay Regional Park
(925) 373-0332
7000 Del Valle Rd
Livermore, CA
 
Campway`s Truck Accessory World
(510) 278-9303
28168 Mission Boulevard
Hayward, CA
 
Roger`s Camping Trailers Inc
(510) 657-5218
41191 Fremont Boulevard
Fremont, 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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