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Camping Grounds Santa Maria CA

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Santa Maria Pines Campground
(805) 928-9534
2210 Preisker Lane
Santa Maria, CA
 
Iversen Motor CO & R V Center
(805) 925-9545
1918 South Broadway
Santa Maria, CA
 
Jalama Beach Park
(805) 736-3504
Star Rt Jalama Beach Park
Lompoc, CA
 
Jalama Beach County Park
(805) 736-3504
Jalama Beach Ofc
Lompoc, CA
 
Ocean Breeze Rv Park
(805) 929-3410
290 Cimarron Way
Arroyo Grande, CA
 
Santa Maria Pines Campground
(805) 928-9534
2210 Preisker Ln
Santa Maria, CA
 
Highway Trailer Park
(805) 925-9033
1022 N Broadway
Santa Maria, CA
 
Mountain View Mobile Estates
(805) 736-6017
610 E Pine Ave
Lompoc, CA
 
Lompoc Mobile Manor
(805) 736-3212
403 1/2 N M St
Lompoc, CA
 
United Methodist Conference Camp
(805) 489-4139
250 Wesley Avenue
Arroyo Grande, CA
 

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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