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Camping Grounds West Columbia SC

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Capital City Campground
(803) 735-1260
7525 Fairfield Rd
Columbia, SC
 
Barnyard Rv Park
(803) 957-1238
201 Oak Dr
Lexington, SC
 
Putnam's Landing
(803) 345-3040
1201 Putnam Dr
Chapin, SC
 
Flowermill Campground
(864) 877-5079
31 Stallings Rd
Taylors, SC
 
Hartwell Four Seasons Resort
(864) 287-3223
400 Ponderosa Pt
Townville, SC
 
Edmund Rv Park
(803) 955-4010
5920 Edmund Highway
Lexington, SC
 
Woodsmoke Campground & Propane
(803) 749-8748
11300 Broad River Rd
Irmo, SC
 
Campers Paradise Campground
(803) 473-3550
Ih 95 & Exit 119
Manning, SC
 
Mobile Home Estates
(803) 279-7824
222 Longmeadow Rd
North Augusta, SC
 
Woodsmoke Campground & Propane
(803) 749-8748
11300 Broad River Rd
Irmo, SC
 

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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