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Camping Grounds Spotsylvania VA

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Indian Acres Club Of Thornburg
(540) 582-6314
6437 Morris Rd
Spotsylvania, VA
 
Rappahannock River Campgrounds
(540) 399-1839
33017 River Mill Rd
Richardsville, VA
 
Beartree Campground
(276) 388-3642
20993 Bear Tree Gap Rd
Damascus, VA
 
Wolf Lair Village Campground
(276) 628-3680
19091 County Park Rd
Abingdon, VA
 
Bush Park Camping Resort
(804) 776-6750
Rt 702
Deltaville, VA
 
Rocky Branch Marina & Campground
(540) 895-5475
5153 Courthouse Rd
Spotsylvania, VA
 
Small Country Campground
(540) 967-2431
4400 Byrd Mill Rd
Louisa, VA
 
Davis Mh & Rv Park
(757) 244-5030
78 Dean Ray Ct
Newport News, VA
 
Providence Mobile Court
(757) 420-3830
1100 S Military Hwy
Chesapeake, VA
 
Cove Campgrounds
(540) 858-2882
Rt 50 W
Gore, VA
 

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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