Camping Grounds West Chester PA

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Shady Acres Campground
(610) 269-1800
Route 282
Downingtown, PA
Philadelphia/West Chester KOA
(800) 421-7116, (610) 486-0447
1659 Embreeville Road
Coatesville, PA
Number of Sites
114 Total Camp/RV Sites,10 20 Amp Service,26 30 Amp Service,30 50 Amp Service,114 Electric and Water,3 Electric Only,36 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,25 No Hookups,14 Pull-Thru Sites,5 Rental Trailers,19 Total Rental Units,36 Sideouts,25 Tent Sites,
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Ice,Ice Cream Shop,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Meeting Rooms,Pets Welcome,Propane,Showers,Snack Bar,Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,Lodge Rentals,
Game room,Basket Ball,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hay Rides,Mini Golf,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,Theme Weekends,arcade/game room,

Brandywine Country Club Tennis Professional Shop
(302) 478-4559
2822 Shipley Road
Wilmington, DE
Sanford Day Camp
(302) 475-8013
2621 Epping Road
Wilmington, DE
Two Log Campground
(610) 273-3068
960 Beaver Dam Rd
Honey Brook, PA
Marsh Creek Campground
(610) 942-2282
Route 282
Lyndell, PA
Birchview Farm Campgrounds
(610) 384-0500
100 Birchview Dr
Coatesville, PA
Beechwood Campground & Park
(610) 384-1457
105 Beechwood Dr
Coatesville, PA
Pike Creek Fitness Club
(302) 239-6688
4905 Mermaid Boulevard Suite B
Wilmington, DE
Brandywine Meadows Camp
(610) 273-9753
429 Icedale Rd
Honey Brook, PA

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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