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Camping Grounds Poulsbo WA

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Cove Park
(360) 796-4723
303075 Us Highway 101
Brinnon, WA
 
K/m Resorts
(206) 433-9898
14220 Interurban Ave S # 134
Seattle, WA
 
Skagit River One
(360) 391-1434
35382 Shangri-la Dr
Sedro Woolley, WA
 
Wind Mountain Resort
(509) 427-5152
50561 Hwy 14
Stevenson, WA
 
Cougar Rv Park
(360) 238-5224
16730 Lewis River Rd
Cougar, WA
 
Tolt River John Macdonald Park
(206) 296-2966
Fall City Rd & Ne 40th St
Seattle, WA
 
Hayloft Rv Park
(425) 743-6180
15320 35th Ave W
Lynnwood, WA
 
Old American Kampground
(800) 421-7116, (509) 447-3663
701 N. Newport Ave
Newport, WA
Number of Sites
87 Total Camp/RV Sites,87 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Dump Station,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Pets Welcome,
Recreation
Fishing,Boat Launch,Playground,

Ocean Park Resort
(800) 835-4634
P.o. Box 339
Ocean Park, WA
 
Columbia Rv & Mobile Park
(509) 932-4737
18170 2nd Ave Sw
Mattawa, WA
 

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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