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Camping Grounds Trussville AL

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Holiday Trav-l-park
(205) 640-5300
900 Old Ashville Rd
Leeds, AL
 
Powells Campground
(205) 338-4946
10 Powells Hideaway Rd
Pell City, AL
 
General Lee Marina & Camp
(205) 525-5114
1367 River Rd
Pell City, AL
 
Sundance Marina & Campground
(205) 525-4439
141 Sundance Cir
Cropwell, AL
 
Chickasawbogue Park
(334) 452-8496
760 Aldock Rd
Eight Mile, AL
 
M & J Rv Park
(205) 788-2605
556 Bessemer Super Hwy.
Birmingham, AL
 
Knox Landing Campgrounds
(205) 338-3403
1200 Knoxs Landing Rd
Pell City, AL
 
Big Bull Campgrounds
(205) 884-4748
4310 Martin St St
Cropwell, AL
 
Selma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
(334) 877-1984
7002 US Highway 80
Hayneville, AL
 
Tuskegee Institute National Historic Site
(334) 727-4597
1212 West Montgomery Road
Tuskegee, AL
 

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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