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Camping Grounds Wilkes Barre PA

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Council Cup Campground
(570) 379-2566
Rr 3 Box 3500
Wapwallopen, PA
 
Lehigh Gorge Campground
(570) 443-9191
4585 State St
White Haven, PA
 
Nesco Manor Inc
(570) 788-2452
Route 309
Drums, PA
 
W T Family Camping Inc
(570) 646-9255
Route 115
Blakeslee, PA
 
Round Top Campground Inc
(717) 334-9565
180 Knight Rd
Gettysburg, PA
 
Hanson's Lakeshore Campgrounds
(570) 639-1642
Pole 151
Harveys Lake, PA
 
Sandy Valley Campground
(570) 636-0770
Rr 1 Box 110
White Haven, PA
 
Cooper's Hidden Lake Campgrounds
(570) 256-7996
Po Box 57a1
Shickshinny, PA
 
Fern Ridge Campground
(570) 646-2267
Ih 80 & Route 115
Blakeslee, PA
 
Yellow Creek Camp & Trailer Park
(724) 463-3860
Route 422
Penn Run, PA
 

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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