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Camping Grounds Salem MA

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Frank
(505) 212-5124
276 Washington St #321
Boston, MA
 
Camp Leslie
(978) 352-8060
W Main St
Georgetown, MA
 
Maurices Campground Inc
(508) 349-2029
80 Route 6 # 1
Wellfleet, MA
 
Camp Overflow
(413) 269-4036
Po Box 645
Otis, MA
 
Partridge Hollow Campground
(413) 267-5122
72 Sutcliff Rd
Monson, MA
 
Indian Ranch Inc
(617) 665-2810
1374 Broadway Apt. #2e
Somerville, MA
 
Canoe River Campground
(508) 339-6462
137 Mill St
Mansfield, MA
 
Shady Knoll Campground
(508) 896-3002
1709 Route 6a
Brewster, MA
 
Dunroamin' Trailer Park
(508) 477-0541
14 John Ewer Rd
Sandwich, MA
 
Lake Dean Campground
(508) 882-3125
717 N Brookfield Rd
Oakham, MA
 

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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