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Camping Grounds Ponca City OK

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Lakeview Rv Campground
(580) 762-3152
8900 Lake Rd
Ponca City, OK
 
Coon Creek Cove
(580) 362-2466
Kaw Lake
Newkirk, OK
 
Pete's Place
(580) 723-4277
15151 Cr 230
Red Rock, OK
 
Elk Creek Rv Park
(580) 225-3160
Ih 40 & S Main
Elk City, OK
 
Plaza Park Trailer Court
(580) 353-0696
410 Nw Sheridan Rd
Lawton, OK
 
Meadowbrook Village Mh Park
(580) 762-6770
2900 N Union St
Ponca City, OK
 
Woodland Camper Park
(580) 628-2062
W Of City
Tonkawa, OK
 
Shady Oaks Lakeview Rv Park
(580) 255-7042
10 Shady Oaks Ln
Duncan, OK
 
Oak Tree Rv Park
(918) 406-3334
20500 W Hwy 51
Sand Springs, OK
 
Warrior Campground
(918) 446-3199
5131 S Union Ave
Tulsa, OK
 

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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