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Camping Grounds Prescott Valley AZ

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Pine Summit Bible Camp & Conference Center
(928) 778-2861
Senator Highway
Prescott, AZ
 
Camp Aloma
(928) 778-1690
300 South Margaret Drive
Prescott, AZ
 
Willow Lake R V & Camping Park
(928) 445-6311
1617 Heritage Park Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Camp Yavapines
(928) 445-2162
2999 West Iron Springs Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Camp Charles Pearlstein
(928) 778-0091
3400 Copper Basin Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Point Of Rocks Campground
(928) 445-9018
3025 N Us Highway 89
Prescott, AZ
 
Camp Fire Boys & Girls
(928) 445-1434
Groom Creek Pines
Prescott, AZ
 
YMCA - Camping Services YMCA
(602) 254-1571
Sky Y & Chauncey R
Prescott, AZ
 
Copper Basin Bible Camp
(480) 946-2267
3300 Copper Basin Road
Prescott, AZ
 
Canyon Retreat Mobile Home Park
(928) 445-3820
2375 Valentine Drive Lot 20A
Prescott, AZ
 

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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