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Camping Grounds Shippensburg PA

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Twin Bridge Meadow Campground
(717) 369-2216
1345 Twin Bridge Rd
Chambersburg, PA
 
Dogwood Acres Campground
(800) 421-7116, (717) 776-5203
4500 Enola Road
Newville, PA
Number of Sites
100 Total Camp/RV Sites,80 30 Amp Service,9 50 Amp Service,100 Electric and Water,2 Electric Only,80 Full Hookups,2 Group Sites,40 Max RV Length,3 Pull-Thru Sites,4 Rental Trailers,9 Total Rental Units,60 Seasonal,100 Sideouts,10 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cable TV,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Charge for Internet Access,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,Religious Services,Showers,Store,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Game room,Basket Ball,Beach Volleyball,Bike Rentals,Bird Watching,Fishing,Geocaching,Hay Rides,Hiking Trails,Horse Shoes,Nature Trails,Pedal Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Shuffleboard,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,

Conewago Campground
(717) 677-8958
1507 Narrows Rd
Biglerville, PA
 
Western Village Campground
(717) 243-1179
200 Greenview Dr
Carlisle, PA
 
Mountain Creek Campground
(717) 486-7681
349 Pine Grove Rd
Gardners, PA
 
Colonel's Creek Campground
(717) 352-9957
7000 Chambersburg Rd
Fayetteville, PA
 
Dogwood Acres Campground
(717) 776-5203
10 Dogwood Acres
Newville, PA
 
Carlisle Campground
(717) 249-4563
1075 Harrisburg Pike
Carlisle, PA
 
Mountain Creek Campground
(800) 421-7116, (717) 486-7681
349 Pine Grove Road
Gardners, PA
Number of Sites
200 Total Camp/RV Sites,186 30 Amp Service,18 50 Amp Service,200 Electric and Water,186 Electric Only,10 Full Hookups,4 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,10 Pull-Thru Sites,1 Rental Trailers,90 Seasonal,200 Sideouts,14 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,

Deer Run Campground
(717) 486-8168
111 Sheet Iron Roof Rd
Gardners, PA
 

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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