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Camping Grounds South Burlington VT

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Shelburne Camping Area
(802) 985-2540
4385 Shelburne Rd
Shelburne, VT
 
Lone Pine Campsite
(802) 878-5447
Malletts Bay St
Colchester, VT
 
Willsboro Bay Marina Inc
(518) 963-7276
69 Klein Dr
Willsboro, NY
 
Homestead Campgrounds Inc
(802) 524-2356
Route 7
Milton, VT
 
Maple Grove Campground
(802) 849-6439
1627 Main St
Fairfax, VT
 
Malletts Bay Campground
(802) 863-6980
209 Lakeshore Dr
Colchester, VT
 
Old Lantern
(802) 425-2120
Greenbush Rd
Charlotte, VT
 
Port Kent Campsite Office
(518) 834-9011
93 Port Kent Rd
Port Kent, NY
 
Hillcrest Campground & Cottage
(802) 475-2343
Basin Harbor Rd
Ferrisburg, VT
 
Ausable Pines Camp & Rv Park
(518) 561-1188
Lake Shore Rd
Peru, NY
 

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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