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Camping Grounds West Jordan UT

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Quail Run Rv Park-ardell Brown
(801) 255-9200
9230 State St
Sandy, UT
 
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
(801) 741-1012
324 South State St.
Suite 200 Box 30 Salt Lake City, UT
 
Pony Express National Historic Trail
(801) 741-1012
National Park Service 324 S. State St.,Suite 200 324 S. State St.
Suite 200, UT
 
The Oregon National Historic Trail
(801) 741-1012
National Park Service 324 S. State St.
Suite 200 Salt Lake City, UT
 
Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail
(801) 741-1012
324 South State St.
Suite 200 Box 30 Salt Lake City, UT
 
Mountain Shadows Rv Park
(801) 571-4024
13275 S. Minuteman Dr
Draper, UT
 
REI - Recreational Equipment- Inc.
(801) 486-2100
3285 East 3300 South
Salt Lake City, UT
 
California National Historic Trail
(801) 741-1012
324 South State St.
Suite 200,Box 30 Salt Lake City, UT
 
Oquirrh Motor Inn
(801) 250-0118
8740 Highway 36
Tooele, UT
 
American Campground
(801) 756-5502
418 E 620 S
American Fork, UT
 

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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