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Camping Grounds Topeka KS

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Shawnee Hills Mobile Home Court
(785) 862-1810
4420 Sw 61st St
Topeka, KS
 
Lake Shawnee Campgrounds
(785) 267-1859
3435 Se East Edge Rd
Topeka, KS
 
D J's Rock Creek Marina
(785) 484-2656
6049 W Lake Rd
Ozawkie, KS
 
Branda Trailer & Camper Court
(785) 658-2469
W Highway 40
Wilson, KS
 
Mill Creek Campground
(785) 636-5321
Rr 1
Paxico, KS
 
Capital City Rv Park
785-862-5267 785-221-4275
1949 S.w. 49th St.
Topeka, KS
 
Chihowa Retreat Center
(785) 597-5415
3553 Osage Rd
Perry, KS
 
Lawrence KOA
(785) 842-3877
1473 Highway 40
Lawrence, KS
 
Briarpatch Farms
(620) 725-5266
306 S School St
Sedan, KS
 
Sundowner W Camper Park
(785) 823-8335
2745 N Hedville Rd
Salina, KS
 

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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