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Camping Grounds Saugus MA

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Indian Ranch Inc
(617) 665-2810
1374 Broadway Apt. #2e
Somerville, MA
 
Camp Leslie
(978) 352-8060
W Main St
Georgetown, MA
 
Maco Rv Park
(781) 544-3475
45 Gilson Rd
Scituate, MA
 
Barton Cove Campground
(413) 863-9300
82 French King Hwy
Millers Falls, MA
 
Hidden Valley Campground
(413) 447-9419
15 Scott Rd
Lanesboro, MA
 
Frank
(505) 212-5124
276 Washington St #321
Boston, MA
 
Knight & Look Campgrounds
(508) 763-2454
241 Marion Rd
Rochester, MA
 
Wagon Wheel Camping Area
(978) 544-3425
909 Wendell Rd
Warwick, MA
 
Powow Cove Campground
(978) 388-4022
43 Newton Rd
Amesbury, MA
 
Old Saw Mill Campground
(508) 867-2427
Long Hill Rd
West Brookfield, 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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