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Camping Grounds Saint Petersburg FL

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Egmont Key State Park
(727) 893-2627
4801 37th Street South
Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Bardmoor Golf and Tennis Club
(813) 994-2277
7979 Bardmoor Blvd
Largo, FL
 
Koa-Kampground St Petersburg Madeira BCH Resort
(727) 392-2233
5400 95th Street North
Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Bickley Park
(727) 392-3807
5640 Seminole Blvd
Seminole, FL
 
Indian Rocks Travel Park
(727) 595-2228
12121 Vonn Road
Largo, FL
 
Palm Grove Village
(727) 544-1043
9204 66th St
Pinellas Park, FL
 
Conrad Mobile Park
(727) 399-0182
9333 Park Blvd N
Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Fort Desoto Park - Campground Inquiries- Administration
(727) 582-2267
3500 Pinellas Bayway South
Saint Petersburg, FL
 
Roycroft Travel Trailer Park
(727) 391-4581
10562 70th Avenue
Seminole, FL
 
Shipwatch Tennis Club
(727) 596-6862
11800 Shipwatch Drive
Largo, FL
 

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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