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Camping Grounds West Monroe LA

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Pavillion Rv Park
(318) 322-4216
309 Well Road
West Monroe, LA
 
Bayou Darbonne Camp
(318) 396-1025
642 Pinecrest Rd
West Monroe, LA
 
Monroe Shilo Rv & Travel Park
(318) 343-6098
7300 Frontage Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Bayou Boeuf Rv & Campgrounds
(318) 665-2405
11691 Highway 165 N
Sterlington, LA
 
Shady Lake Rv Park
(337) 239-4674
168 Sapphire Ln
Leesville, LA
 
I-20 Trailer Camp
(318) 325-5828
5301 I 20 Service Rd
West Monroe, LA
 
Deluxe Mobile Home Park
(318) 343-1234
5204 Desiard St
Monroe, LA
 
Pecanland Estates & Rv Park
(318) 343-4850
2300 Garrett Rd
Monroe, LA
 
Smith Lodge & Conference Center
(337) 837-6286
655 Highway 96
Broussard, LA
 
Island House Campground
(985) 787-3780
122 Smith Lane Po Box 1115
Grand Isle, LA
 

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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