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Old 06-21-2018, 06:04 AM   #43
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I'm with folks who believe camp fires are part of the camping experience.


Sitting around a fire at night, no matter what the temperature, is the most enjoyable part of camping for us.


(Wood fires, that is. Not garbage burning)
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Old 06-21-2018, 07:00 AM   #44
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Staying at Oregon state parks we found this to be the "weekend warriors" (note we were there for 2 to 3 weeks). Every Friday night they arrived. Set up their campfire (temperature didn't matter) then started their drinking and loud talking. Till late at night. Then repeat Saturday night (unless the loud trains drove them off). Then left Sunday morning. Peace and smoke free quiet till Friday.

I never felt the need for a campfire but understand others do. But for warmth while hanging outside. Just to make it hotter on a hot night I just don't get....
Yep. I don't mind a controlled campfire with minimal smoke, but most people have no clue how to build a proper fire. I don't get the temperature thing either. 95ļ and they have a smoky campfire going.
And what is it with all the radios? First thing they do is drag out a radio and turn it on.
We were at a state park in Florida for a couple weeks and they are pretty spacious, in fact the site on our left was probably 75' away from ours. I walked by, no one in sight, yet their outside stereo is blaring away.
I always love Sundays when these people go home.
Sorry to be so cranky but if you have to listen to radios when camping why not just stay home?
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Yep. I don't mind a controlled campfire with minimal smoke, but most people have no clue how to build a proper fire. I don't get the temperature thing either. 95ļ and they have a smoky campfire going.
And what is it with all the radios? First thing they do is drag out a radio and turn it on.
We were at a state park in Florida for a couple weeks and they are pretty spacious, in fact the site on our left was probably 75' away from ours. I walked by, no one in sight, yet their outside stereo is blaring away.
I always love Sundays when these people go home.
Sorry to be so cranky but if you have to listen to radios when camping why not just stay home?
And if the rv is my home am i just to never watch tv or listen to the radio?
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The topic is Campfire Smoke.
Letís please discuss this and not radios and tvís.
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I'm with folks who believe camp fires are part of the camping experience.


Sitting around a fire at night, no matter what the temperature, is the most enjoyable part of camping for us.


(Wood fires, that is. Not garbage burning)
YES this the camping life. Last night after a 95 degree day we enjoyed an evening campfire with some great rock tunes, a nice Dominican Rum to sip and a beautiful sunset over the lake... Sorry it does not get any better than this!
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4 pages on CAMPFIRES This is why I love to boondock with no neighbors.
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There's a reason their called "CAMP" Fires! Personally, I like the smell of wood smoke. Mind you, as stated above, NOT TRASH smoke, but WOOD smoke!
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At the same time, I have forgone starting campfires when I knew the wind was blowing straight into someone else' campsite. I've actually put the fire out a few times when I noticed its smoke was heading straight to someone's front door.

Havenít read the entire thread but want to say kudos for your attitude. I enjoy a good camp fire unless my neighbors are sitting up wind of theirs and Iím stuck with the down wind smoke. Not a pleasant experience.
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Suspect campfires will go the way of the dodo, especially with bans on bringing "infected" firewood, wildfire hazards, and the obvious health risks.
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I wonder why I dont see more campgrounds with a community fire ring in a central location where a campfire wont bother one camper to much but all campers can come and enjoy one if they wish.

I see them but I never see them used.

Managment can then also put the fire out at the start of quite hours sending a clear message to all campers that beer drinking, loud talking time and such is over and it is time to quiet down.

And I already know my answer. because someone would still complain about the smoke, or that the fire is not big enough, was put out to early or was to large for little johhny to make smores, someone farted, someone cussed, sombody drank beer, or whatever. Some folks are just gonna complain no matter.
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For the Children

For the Children; campfires should be banned.
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I wonder why I dont see more campgrounds with a community fire ring in a central location where a campfire wont bother one camper to much but all campers can come and enjoy one if they wish.

I see them but I never see them used.

Managment can then also put the fire out at the start of quite hours sending a clear message to all campers that beer drinking, loud talking time and such is over and it is time to quiet down.

And I already know my answer. because someone would still complain about the smoke, or that the fire is not big enough, was put out to early or was to large for little johhny to make smores, someone farted, someone cussed, sombody drank beer, or whatever. Some folks are just gonna complain no matter.

I agree, Seven Feathers RV Resort in Oregon has a community fire pit, and no fire rings at the campsites. They come and put the firewood in for you and it is nice seasoned firewood with not a lot of smoke. As long as people are sitting there they will keep the fire going. It was kinda of neat to meet other people while sitting around the fire pit(its really big) and enjoying your choice of beverage/snacks. One of the nicest CG's we have been to and very reasonable in price.
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There are campgrounds with fire pits. There are campgrounds without. Isn't it great we live in countries were we can freely choose to go to whatever style of campground we so desire. Let's keep it that way.
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Many places are changing to no campfires. Seen many places they don't want them anymore.
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