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Camping Grounds Sandpoint ID

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Alpine Park
(208) 265-0179
91 Sagle Rd # 19
Sagle, ID
 
Sandy Beach Resort
(208) 263-4328
2037 Cocolalla Loop Rd
Cocolalla, ID
 
Willow Bay Rv Park & Marina
(208) 265-8854
520 Willow Bay Rd
Priest River, ID
 
Rendezvous Village Rv Park
(208) 847-1100
577 N 4th St
Montpelier, ID
 
Sun Valley Rv Resort
(208) 726-3429
106 Meadow Cir
Ketchum, ID
 
Garfield Bay Restaurant & Resort
(208) 263-1078
60 W Garfield Bay Rd
Sagle, ID
 
Priest Lake Marina
(208) 443-2405
W Lakeshore Rd
Priest River, ID
 
River Delta Resort
(208) 266-1335
60190 Highway 200
Clark Fork, ID
 
Anderson Camp
(208) 825-9800
1188 E 990 S
Eden, ID
 
Three Rivers Motel & Resort
(208) 926-4430
Hc 75 Box 61
Kooskia, ID
 

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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