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Camping Grounds Sumter SC

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Sharolyn Campground
(803) 494-2626
4244 Broad St
Sumter, SC
 
Big Valley Campground
(803) 478-2138
Rr 4 Box 960
Manning, SC
 
Moon Landing Inc
(864) 998-4292
Watts Bridge Rd
Cross Hill, SC
 
Cedar Creek Nudist Campground
(803) 894-5159
260 Gantt Mill Rd
Leesville, SC
 
Pinecone Campground
(864) 489-2022
160 Sarratt School Rd
Gaffney, SC
 
Campers Paradise Campground
(803) 473-3550
Ih 95 & Exit 119
Manning, SC
 
Lakevue Landing
(803) 478-2133
Highway 260 S
Manning, SC
 
Mountaineer Rv Park
(803) 534-6453
4665 Five Chop Rd
Cameron, SC
 
Lakeside Lodges At Regent Corp
(803) 547-3500
9600 Regent Parkwy
Fort Mill, SC
 
Pine Ridge Family Campground
(864) 576-0302
199 Pineridge Campground Rd
Roebuck, SC
 

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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