Camping Grounds Salem OR

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Phoenix Rv Park
(503) 581-2497
4130 Silverton Rd Ne
Salem, OR
Salem Campground
(503) 581-6736
3700 Hagers Grove Rd Se
Salem, OR
Ash Creek Mobile Park
(503) 838-4552
141 S 17th St # 12a
Independence, OR
Have-a-nice-day Campgrounds
(541) 582-1421
7275 Rogue River Hwy
Grants Pass, OR
Astoria/Warrenton/Seaside KOA
(800) 421-7116, (503) 861-2606
1100 NW Ridge Rd
Hammond, OR
Number of Sites
301 Total Camp/RV Sites,200 30 Amp Service,40 50 Amp Service,301 Electric and Water,136 Full Hookups,90 Max RV Length,99 Pull-Thru Sites,15 Tent Sites,
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,

Salem Rv Park
(503) 364-5490
4490 Silverton Rd Ne
Salem, OR
Quail's Run
(503) 540-0355
4700 Salem Dallas Hwy Nw
Salem, OR
Boardman Parks & Recreation
(541) 481-7217
1 Marine Dr
Boardman, OR
Junipers Reservoir Rv Resort
(541) 947-2050
Highway 140 W Milepost 86 1/2
Lakeview, OR
Jackson Hot Springs
(541) 482-3776
2253 Highway 99 N # Office
Ashland, OR

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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