Camping Grounds Pueblo CO

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Pueblo South-colorado City Koa
(719) 676-3376
9040 S Interstate 25
Pueblo, CO
Haggqards RV Campground
(719) 547-2101
7910 West USHighway 50
Pueblo, CO
San Juan Bible Camp
(970) 533-7622
14404 Road 40
Mancos, CO
Cotton Wood Camper Park
(970) 247-1977
21636 Highway 160
Durango, CO
Maverick Trailer Park
(719) 275-5546
295 S Raynolds Ave
Canon City, CO
The Topper Factory Inc & RV Center
(719) 543-2960
2010 West USHighway 50
Pueblo, CO
K O A North Park Campground
(970) 723-4310
53337 Highway 14
Walden, CO
Mesa Verde RV Resort
(970) 533-7421
35303 Highway 160
Mancos, CO
Manor Trailer Park & Motel
(970) 586-3251
815 E Riverside Dr
Estes Park, CO
Red Mountain Ranch
(970) 247-9796
27846 Highway 550
Durango, CO

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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