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Camping Grounds Warwick RI

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Colwell's Campground
(401) 397-4614
119 Peckham Ln
Coventry, RI
 
Melville Campground & Recreation
(401) 849-8212
181 Bradford Ave
Portsmouth, RI
 
Oak Embers Campground
(401) 397-4042
219 Escoheag Hill Rd
West Greenwich, RI
 
Peeper Pond Campground
(401) 294-5540
Liberty Church Rd
Exeter, RI
 
Marine Rescue Products & Kayaks
(401) 847-9144
41 Prospect Avenue
Middletown, RI
 
Pine Valley Rv Campground
(401) 392-3320
64 Bailey Pond Rd
West Greenwich, RI
 
Ski House
(508) 673-3354
1241 Wilbur Avenue
Somerset, MA
 
Holiday Acres Campgrounds
(401) 934-0780
591 Snake Hill Rd
North Scituate, RI
 
Meadowlark Park
(401) 846-9455
132 Prospect Ave
Middletown, RI
 
Whippoorwill Hill Family Camp
(401) 397-7256
106 Old Plainfield Pike
Foster, RI
 

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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