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Camping Grounds Provo UT

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Lakeside Campground
(801) 373-5267
4000 W Center St
Provo, UT
 
American Campground
(801) 756-5502
418 E 620 S
American Fork, UT
 
Goulding Monument Valley
(435) 727-3235
1000 Main St
Monument Valley, UT
 
Canyon Lands Campgrounds
(435) 259-6848
555 S Main St
Moab, UT
 
Okay Rv Park
(435) 259-1400
3310 Spanish Valley Dr
Moab, UT
 
East Bay Rv Park
(801) 491-0700
1750 West 1600 North
Springville, UT
 
Lagoon's Rv Park & Campground
(801) 776-6931
375 Lagoon Dr
Farmington, UT
 
Oquirrh Motor Inn
(801) 250-0118
8740 Highway 36
Tooele, UT
 
Spanish Trail Rv Park & Camp
(435) 259-2411
2980 S Highway 191
Moab, UT
 
L & L Campgrounds
(435) 682-2169
1300 S West Shore Dr
Panguitch, UT
 

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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