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Overview of LEGIONTOWN

LEGIONTOWN is a camping area situated within Burlingame State Park, which is located in Charlestown, Rhode Island. Burlingame State Park, covering roughly 3,100 acres of rolling forested terrain, is a popular camping destination for both residents and visitors to the state.

Camping Facilities and Information

Campsites: LEGIONTOWN offers a variety of campsites which may include options for tents, trailers, and RVs. Each site typically features a fire ring and a picnic table, but always check the specific details of your reserved site.

Amenities:

  • Restroom facilities
  • Some sites may offer electric and water hook-ups
  • Showers may be available on-site
  • Dump stations for RVs

Activities:

  • Hiking trails
  • Freshwater swimming at Watchaug Pond within the park
  • Boating and fishing (permits might be required for fishing)

Reservations:

  • Campsite reservations can usually be made online or by phone.
  • Peak season reservations are strongly recommended due to high demand.
  • Always check for the specific dates LEGIONTOWN is open to the public, as it may not be year-round.

Pricing:

  • Campsite fees vary by type of site and amenities provided.
  • Additional fees may apply for out-of-state campers.

Rules and Regulations

Fires:

  • Fires are allowed only in designated fire rings or grills.
  • Collecting firewood on-site may be prohibited.

Pets:

  • Pets may be allowed but are usually subject to certain restrictions.
  • It's important to verify pet policies before arriving.

Alcohol:

  • Alcohol consumption may be restricted within the park.

Quiet Hours:

  • Respect quiet hours, typically enforced from late evening until morning.

Wildlife:

  • Do not feed wildlife and secure food items to deter animals from campsites.

Trash Disposal:

  • Practice "Leave No Trace" principles and use designated trash receptacles.

Vehicles:

  • Obey posted speed limits and vehicle regulations within the campground.

Health and Safety

Weather Preparedness:

  • Weather can change unexpectedly, so come prepared for a range of conditions.

First Aid:

  • Bringing a first aid kit is advisable.
  • Know the location of the nearest hospital or urgent care facility.

Safety Tips:

  • Never leave a fire unattended.
  • Keep a safe distance from wildlife.
  • Be aware of your surroundings, especially when hiking or engaging in water activities.

Accessibility

  • Visitors with disabilities should check in advance about the availability of accessible campsites and facilities.

Contact Information and Resources

  • Prior to visiting LEGIONTOWN, check with the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) or the park's official website for the most updated information.
  • For reservations and specific questions, use the campsite reservation system or contact the park directly.

Note: Information about LEGIONTOWN and Burlingame State Park may change, including opening dates, fees, and rules. It's always best to consult current resources before planning your trip.

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