How to Decode Campground Symbols

Campsite Map

Other icons you may see include:

  • Motorhome with Electric Plug Electric power is available
  • "Full" Electricity, water and sewer at that site
  • Water faucet Piped in water is available (check with park staff to see if water is safe for drinking)

Other Mysterious Phrases

Accessible Flush Toilets--For disabled campers.

Accessible Sites--Sites designed to accommodate disabled campers.

Dump Station--Where wastewater from RVs is dumped. Potable water for freshwater tanks or containers may also be available at or near the actual dump location.

Group--A large common area where many RVs can gather.

Group Horse--A large group area without individual sites, specifically for horseback riders and their steeds.

Group Tent--Aame as above, only for large groups in tents.

Partial Hookup--A site with water and electricity but no sewer.

Pull Through--A campsite where you can pull your rig through instead of backing in.

Season--The time of year that the campground is open.

"Vault" or "Pit" Toilet--Non-flushing toilet, quaintly known as an "outhouse."

Wooded Site--Describes a campsite where trees provide shade most of the day.

Once you get the hang of all the campground symbols, you should be able to make your next campsite reservation in a snap.

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