Camping Grounds Princeton NJ

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ESF Summer Camps
(609) 896-0606
Route 206
Lawrenceville, NJ
Oak Crest Day Camp
(732) 297-1268
92 Cortelyous Ln
Somerset, NJ
Timberland Lake Campground
(732) 928-0500
1335 Reed Road
Cream Ridge, NJ
Big Timber Lake Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (609) 465-4456
116 Swainton-Goshen Road
Cape May Court House, NJ
Number of Sites
525 Total Camp/RV Sites,525 Electric and Water,444 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,8 Pull-Thru Sites,6 Rental Trailers,300 Seasonal,
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Arcade/Game room,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Golf Facilities,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,

Pine Cone Resort
(732) 462-2230
340 Georgia Road
Freehold, NJ
Rolling Hills Girl Scout Coucil Camp Dewitt
(908) 369-6606
605 Montgomery Road
Hillsborough, NJ
Chesterbrook Academy
(732) 446-1379
108 Woodward Rd
Manalapan, NJ
Mahlon Dickerson Reservation
(973) 663-0200
Weldon Road
Hopatcong, NJ
Pine Haven Campground
(609) 624-3437
3442 Shore Rd
Ocean View, NJ
Bostwick Lake
(856) 455-2641
177 Friesburg Rd
Bridgeton, NJ

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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