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Camping Grounds Sarasota FL

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Campbell RV Service & Parts Center
(941) 342-4313
550 Cattlemen Road
Sarasota, FL
 
Sarasota Lakes Rv Resort
(941) 355-8585
1674 University Parkwy
Sarasota, FL
 
Windward Isle Mobile Home Park
(941) 922-3090
1 Catamaran Dr
Sarasota, FL
 
Florida State - Environmental Protection Department Of- Recreation & Parks Divisio
(941) 361-6511
State Road 72
Sarasota, FL
 
Arbor Terrace
(866) 786-0113
405-57th Avenue,West
Bradenton, FL
 
Pine Shores Trailer Park
(941) 922-1929
6450 S Tamiami Trl
Sarasota, FL
 
Gulf Beach Campground
(941) 349-3839
8862 Midnight Pass Rd
Sarasota, FL
 
Sun N Fun Rv Resort
(941) 371-2505
7125 Fruitville Rd
Sarasota, FL
 
Pleasant Lake Rv Resort
(941) 756-5076
6633 53rd Ave E
Bradenton, FL
 
Sarasota Bay Travel Trailer Park
(941) 794-1200
10777 Cortez Rd W
Bradenton, 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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