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Camping Grounds Tahlequah OK

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Illinois River Bait & Tackle
(918) 456-7707
E Of City
Tahlequah, OK
 
Sparrow Hawk Camp
(918) 456-8371
Hc 61 Box 392
Tahlequah, OK
 
Cherokee Landing Recreation
(918) 457-5716
Highway 82 S
Park Hill, OK
 
Elk Creek Rv Park
(580) 225-3160
Ih 40 & S Main
Elk City, OK
 
Crazy Woman Campground
(918) 799-6109
Rr 4
Stigler, OK
 
Echota House Rv Park
(918) 453-0191
N Highway 10
Tahlequah, OK
 
Illinois River Ranch Resort
(918) 458-0458
Hc 66 Box 107
Proctor, OK
 
Greenleaf State Park
(918) 487-5196
Rr 1 Box 119
Braggs, OK
 
Pioneer Rv Park
(405) 282-3557
1601 E Seward Rd
Guthrie, OK
 
Lake Pine Retreat Campground
(580) 494-6464
Highway 259
Broken Bow, OK
 

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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