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Camping Grounds Worcester MA

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Sutton Falls Camping Area
(508) 865-3898
90 Manchaug Rd
Sutton, MA
 
Pine Acres Family Camping Resort
(800) 421-7116, (508) 882-9509
203 Bechan Road
Oakham, MA
Number of Sites
350 Total Camp/RV Sites,181 30 Amp Service,58 50 Amp Service,350 Electric and Water,237 Full Hookups,1 Group Sites,45 Max RV Length,5 Pull-Thru Sites,7 Rental Trailers,125 Seasonal,237 Sideouts,69 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,Park Trailers,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boat Launch,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Equestrian Friendly,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Marina,Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Planned Activities,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming - Lake,Swimming Pool,Water activities,

Lake Dean Campground
(508) 882-3125
717 N Brookfield Rd
Oakham, MA
 
Winding Brook Camping Area
(508) 476-7549
Route 96
Douglas, MA
 
Crystal Springs Park
(978) 779-2711
893 Main St
Bolton, MA
 
Applewood Campgrounds
(508) 248-7017
44 King Rd.
Charlton, MA
 
Pine Acres Family Campgrounds
(508) 882-9509
203 Bechan Rd
Oakham, MA
 
Lake Manchaug Camping
(508) 476-2471
76 Oak St
Douglas, MA
 
Lakeside Camping
(508) 867-2737
13 Hobbs Ave
Brookfield, MA
 
Outdoor World Corporation
(508) 347-7156
19 Mashapaug Rd
Sturbridge, MA
 

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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