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Camping Grounds Shelby NC

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B & D Enterprises Inc
(704) 739-2958
Oak Grove Rd
Kings Mountain, NC
 
Camp Loy White-ashbury Lodge
(704) 538-9146
258 Hull Rd
Casar, NC
 
Foothills Family Campgrounds
(828) 245-4064
1661 Hogan Rd
Forest City, NC
 
Arden Rv Park & Campgrounds
(828) 684-4791
3 Rosscraggon Ct
Arden, NC
 
Orchard Lake Campground
(800) 421-7116, (828) 749-3901
460 Orchard Lake Road
Saluda, NC
Number of Sites
130 Total Camp/RV Sites,70 30 Amp Service,60 50 Amp Service,130 Electric and Water,130 Electric Only,113 Full Hookups,2 Group Sites,120 Max RV Length,1 No Hookups,12 Pull-Thru Sites,50 Seasonal,16 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Bracketts Cedar Park
(704) 538-7124
4953 Casar Rd
Lawndale, NC
 
Pinecone Campground
(864) 489-2022
160 Sarratt School Rd
Gaffney, SC
 
Happy Valley Rv Park
(828) 926-0327
40 Happy Valley Cir
Maggie Valley, NC
 
Deer Haven Campground
(828) 891-3025
50 Fawn Haven Dr
Horse Shoe, NC
 
Deep River Campground & Rv Park
(336) 629-4069
814 Mcdowell Country Trl
Asheboro, NC
 

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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