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Camping Grounds Reading PA

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Sill's Campgrounds
(717) 484-4806
1906 Bowmansville Rd
Mohnton, PA
 
Oak Creek Campgrounds
(717) 445-6161
400 E Maple Grove Rd
Bowmansville, PA
 
Dutch Cousin Campsite Inc
(717) 336-6911
446 Hill Rd
Denver, PA
 
Lancaster Reading Koa
(717) 336-2112
3 Denver Rd
Denver, PA
 
Cocalico Creek Campground
(717) 336-2014
560 Cocalico Rd
Denver, PA
 
Sun Valley Camp
(717) 445-6262
451 Maple Grove Rd
Bowmansville, PA
 
Adventure Bound Camping Resort At Eagles Peak
(800) 336-0889
397 Eagles Peak Rd
Robesonia, PA
 
Shady Grove Campground
(800) 421-7116, (717) 484-4225
65 Poplar Drive
Denver, PA
Number of Sites
120 Total Camp/RV Sites,105 50 Amp Service,120 Electric and Water,112 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,3 Pull-Thru Sites,112 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Hickory Run Family Campground
(717) 336-5564
285 Greenville Rd
Denver, PA
 
Hillcrest Campsite
(610) 488-1657
Old 22
Bernville, PA
 

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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