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Camping Grounds Springfield MO

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Timbercrest Mobile Home Park
(417) 881-8004
4219 S Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Traveler's Park Campground
(417) 866-4226
425 S Trailview Rd
Springfield, MO
 
Country Squire Village
(417) 833-0711
3600 W Farm Road 112
Springfield, MO
 
Rv Park
(417) 736-3382
I-44 Exit 88
Strafford, MO
 
Ozark Rv Park
(417) 581-3203
320 N 20th St
Ozark, MO
 
Homestead Acres
(417) 869-8515
3737 W Chestnut Expy
Springfield, MO
 
Cook's Overnight Camping
(417) 833-1252
3900 N Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Ozark Highlands Mobile Home Park
(417) 881-0066
3731 S Glenstone Ave
Springfield, MO
 
Campbell City Motel & Rv Park
(417) 581-6108
6348 N 19th St
Ozark, MO
 
Lakeside Rv Park
(573) 374-5663
Lake Road 5-35
Sunrise Beach, MO
 

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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