WesternHorseman

Camping Grounds Texarkana AR

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 Texarkana, AR that can help answer your questions about Camping Grounds.

Cavalier Mobile Home Park
(903) 838-6703
5601 S Lake Dr
Texarkana, TX
 
Yarborough Landing Village Inn
(870) 898-2346
106 Pump Station Rd
Ashdown, AR
 
Pine Haven Campground
(479) 253-9052
3091 E Van Buren
Eureka Springs, AR
 
Woodmen Youth Camp House
(501) 745-6930
Highway 95 East
Clinton, AR
 
Hurricane Golf & Country Club
(501) 847-2609
4300 Hurricane Drive
Bryant, AR
 
Bright Rv Park
(903) 792-5521
Interstate 30 W
Texarkana, TX
 
Timberline Farm
(870) 898-8048
824 Highway 71 S
Ashdown, AR
 
Camp Bear Track
(501) 825-8222
295 Prim Road
Drasco, AR
 
Ben`s Private Camps
(870) 948-2154
5880 Brewer Road
Prim, AR
 
Circle K Ozark Scenic Trailer Ride
(501) 745-7513
Rr 3 Box 200
Clinton, AR
 

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