WesternHorseman

Camping Grounds Tampa FL

This page provides relevant content and local businesses that can help with your search for information on Camping Grounds. You will find informative articles about Camping Grounds, including "Campsite Courtesy". Below you will also find local businesses that may provide the products or services you are looking for. Please scroll down to find the local resources in Tampa, FL that can help answer your questions about Camping Grounds.

Camp Nebraska Travel Trailer Park
(813) 971-3460
10314 N Nebraska Ave
Tampa, FL
 
Frontier Travel Park
(813) 972-2125
13212 N Nebraska Ave
Tampa, FL
 
Florida State - Environmental Protection Department Of- Recreation & Parks Divisio
(813) 987-6771
USHighway 301
Tampa, FL
 
Forever Sports Inc
(813) 637-8000
5405 W Cypress
Tampa, FL
 
Palm River Trailer Park
(813) 248-5843
506 S 50th St
Tampa, FL
 
A Spanish Main RV Resort
(813) 986-2415
12110 Spanish Main Resort
Tampa, FL
 
Kids Inc Of Tampa Bay
(813) 936-5437
7818 Armenia Avenue North
Tampa, FL
 
Masonic Park & Youth Camp Inc
(813) 634-1220
18050 USHighway 301 South
Tampa, FL
 
White Sands Mobile Home Park
(813) 884-4764
6450 W Hillsborough Ave
Tampa, FL
 
Girl Scouts Headquarters Suncoast Council - Camp WAI LANI
(727) 937-0203
5002 West Lemon Street
Tampa, FL
 

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,...

Click here to read the rest of this article from WesternHorseman.com