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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
 
Shady Cove Rv Park
(601) 268-1077
7836 U S Highway 49
Hattiesburg, MS
 
Parker Lake Rv Park
(601) 945-2770
188 Parker Lake Drive
Perkinston, MS
 
Swindle's Dairy Rv Park
(662) 387-4465
Rt. 3 Box 269
Eupora, 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
 
Happy Hollow Rv Park & Campground
(662) 724-4598
P.o. Box 331
Noxapater, MS
 
Delta Village Rv Park
(662) 378-3691
3836 Highway 82 W
Leland, MS
 
Memphis Jellystone RV Park
(800) 421-7116, (662) 280-8282
1400 Audubon Point Drive
Horn Lake, MS
Number of Sites
114 Total Camp/RV Sites,114 Electric and Water,114 Full Hookups,70 Max RV Length,
Amenities
Cable TV,Dump Station,Firewood,Group Area,Handicapped Restroom Facilities,Ice,WiFi Parkwide,Laundry,Pavilion,Pets Welcome,Propane,RV Service/Repair,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Game room,Hay Rides,Planned Activities,Playground,Shuffleboard,Swimming Pool,Swimming - Lake,arcade/game room,

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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