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Camping Grounds West Point MS

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Town Creek Campground
(662) 494-4885
Witherspoon Rd
West Point, MS
 
John W. Starr Memorial Forest Rv Park
(662) 325-2191
St. Mark Rd
Starkville, MS
 
Nanabe Creek Campgrounds
(601) 485-4711
Rr 10 Box 70,1933 Russell Mt. Gilead Rd.
Meridian, MS
 
Piney Grove Campground
(662) 728-1134
County Road 3550
New Site, MS
 
Memphis South Campground And Rv Park
(662) 562-7627
256 Campground Dr
Coldwater, MS
 
Dwayne Hayes Campground
(662) 434-6939
7934 Barton Ferry Rd
Columbus, MS
 
Mississippi Horse Park
(662) 325-9350
P.o. Box 6065
Starkville, MS
 
Big Sand Campground
(601) 535-2462
1170 Ross Road
Utica, MS
 
Benchmark Coach & Rv Park
(601) 483-7999
6420 Dale Drive
Meridian, MS
 
Tri-magnolia Rv Park+a4676
(601) 749-9300
668 Mcneill Steep Hollow Rd
Picayune, MS
 

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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