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Campground

 

a summer camp for tourists traveling in automobiles. It has tents or cottages and parking places either by the tents or in a special area. Campgrounds are run on a self-service basis. Permanent installations usually include an administrative area with a center that rents everyday items, sleeping pavilions with rooms for two to four people, a kitchen, showers, lavatories, and areas for servicing and washing automobiles. A campground may also have a cafeteria, a laundry, areas for sports and dancing, a movie hall, a post office with telephone and telegraph facilities, and stores. In the USSR the size of a campground is based on 100–120 sq m for each tourist.

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Catch-and-release fishing is permitted at the campground pond, as well as in the preserve's former quarry, Siegler Lake.
Gateshead Council is responsible for two household waste and recycling centres in the borough - Campground in Wrekenton and Cowen Road in Blaydon.
However, Sun said that hikers are still welcome to walk up to the campground to enjoy the fresh air and views of the Taipei basin during the Lunar New Year holiday but must remember not to disturb the peace of the campers.
For example, it calls for the parish to "provide more detail on how this campground would differ from other campgrounds in the area in terms of eco-friendly practices." It notes the "high level of public interest and concern" the project has generated, and calls for the parish to submit to the Department of Environment and Local Government a plan on how it will consult the public and respond to people who have sent written feedback on the project.
Montez said that when he saw someone walking through the campground, he grabbed his handgun and fired in the person's direction, Carver said.
About 1,300 people were at the campground, readying for a summer day of swimming pools, mini-golf, pier fishing and other activities at the 300-acre resort in rural Northampton County.
James Foster, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Wakefield, Virginia, said the storm was likely a tornado, and police are still searching for more injured people at the campground where 1,300 were staying.
In fact, the shoreline right at the campground is one of the most productive spots in the lake.
Travel Business Review-September 12, 2011--Michigan Association of Recreation Vehicles and Campgrounds Announces Annual Fall Detroit Camper Show(C)2011] ENPublishing - http://www.enpublishing.co.uk
A July 13 article explored the recent celebration to protect the North of Highland Campground in the Cape Cod National Seashore.
With decent gas prices, a good weather forecast and the sluggish economy forestalling trips to big-ticket resorts in far-flung locales, New Hampshire's campground owners are predicting a business to rise 10 percent this summer over 2009.
Thanks to Roosevelt's experiences of utmost freedom, we have our national parks, and so nearly all of us now live within a few hours drive of a secluded campground that offers an ideal setting for fresh air, exercise, quiet observance of nature, and solitude.