WesternHorseman

Camping Grounds Safford AZ

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Camping Grounds. You will find informative articles about Camping Grounds, including "Campsite Courtesy". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Safford, AZ that can help answer your questions about Camping Grounds.

Pender`s RV & Mobile Home Supplies
(928) 428-6997
2056 East USHighway 70
Safford, AZ
 
Tower Mobile Park
(928) 428-6997
2056 E Us Highway 70 # 69
Safford, AZ
 
Sunrise Village Mh Park
(928) 428-1895
900 E Hollywood Rd
Safford, AZ
 
Sun Life RV Resort - Park Model Sales Division
(480) 981-5900
5055 East University Drive
Mesa, AZ
 
Sunflower Rv Resort
(623) 583-0100
16501 N. El Mirage Rd
Surprise, AZ
 
Sunrise Village & RV Mobile Home Resort
(928) 428-1895
900 East Hollywood Road Lot 218
Safford, AZ
 
Pender's Rv Park
(928) 428-6997
2056 E Us Highway 70 # 69
Safford, AZ
 
Gila Auto & RV
(928) 428-7090
2230 West USHighway 70
Thatcher, AZ
 
Desert Gold Rv Resort
(520) 927-7800
46628 Us Hwy 60
Salome, AZ
 
Gila Auto & RV
(928) 428-7090
2230 West USHighway 70
Thatcher, 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,...

Click here to read the rest of this article from WesternHorseman.com