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Camping Grounds Wilmington NC

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Camelot Campground
(910) 686-7705
7415 Market St
Wilmington, NC
 
Carolina Beach Campground
(910) 392-3322
9641 River Rd
Wilmington, NC
 
Flintlock Campground
(828) 963-5325
171 Flintlock Campground Dr
Boone, NC
 
Blueberry Hill Campground
(910) 259-5669
735 Pinkney Rd
Burgaw, NC
 
Kickstand Lodge
(828) 479-6069
2097 Nc Hwy 28
Robbinsville, NC
 
Wrightsville Village
(910) 256-2500
132 Stokley Rd # 38
Wilmington, NC
 
Belville Rv Spaces
(910) 371-2289
105 Main St
Leland, NC
 
Hemphill Mountain Campground
(828) 926-0331
32 Woods Rd
Waynesville, NC
 
Heritage-camping & Recreation
(910) 783-8810
353 Sadler Family Rd
Carthage, NC
 
Island Hide-a-way Campground
(252) 995-6628
Back Rd
Buxton, NC
 

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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