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Buffalo RV Park Checklist
 
You may want to add extra details so that nothing is forgotten. For example, in place of "Prescription and other medicines", you may want to list each medicine by name.  In case of an emergency, your family and friends will be prepared.
 
Days Before Departure
 
  • Itinerary given to family or friends
  • Weather reports checked for destination
  • Emergency contact information in each person's wallet
  • Cash, traveler's checks, credit cards 
 
General Camping Items
 
Cellular phone with extra battery or charger
Map, compass, and GPS
Weather radio
Whistle for each person, for signaling in case of emergency
Prescription and other medicines
First aid kit
Sunscreen
Rope for emergencies, strong enough to hold a person
Folding chairs
Sunglasses
Folding knife and seethe
Binoculars
Backpack, daypack or fanny pack
Camera and film or memory cards
Camera accessories: extra batteries, tripod, weatherproof case, etc.
Flashlights and extra batteries (or better yet, hand cranked flashlights)
Lantern
Fuel for lantern (propane, extra batteries)
Bug spray and other repellant products
Alarm clock and battery
Bedding (pillows, blankets, sheets)
Sleeping bags
Electric fan (for hot weather)
Electric extension cord
Sevin dust (for killing bugs around RV and campsite)
Fire wood
Fire wood cutting tools, where permitted (saw, axe)
Writing paper and pencil
Basic tools (hammer, screw driver set, wrench set, etc.)
  
Clothing

Warm weather clothes
Cold weather clothes
Underclothes
Sleepwear
Caps or hats
Gloves
Rain gear
Shoes and socks
Hiking boots and thick socks
  
Personal Hygiene Items
 
Toothbrush and toothpaste
Soap
Washcloth
Towel
Antiperspirant
Shaving kit
Hair care products (comb, brush, hair dryer, etc.)
Toilet paper
Prescription glasses, sunglasses, contact lenses
Dirty laundry bag
Foot powder
Small mirror
  
Kitchen and Food Preparation

Detailed meal plan
Groceries (plan meals for shopping list)
Seasoning and spices (salt, pepper, Lawry's, steak sauce, etc.)
Condiments (mustard, ketchup, mayonnaise, etc.)
Drinking water and containers
Water filter or treatment chemicals
Utensils, cups, dishes
Can opener
Pots and skillet
Oven mitts and hot pads
Airtight food containers (to keep away animals)
Ice chest and ice
Camping stove or burner
Fuel for camping stove
Grill
Fuel for grill (propane, butane, or charcoal where permitted)
Lighter fluid for charcoal where permitted
Lighter or waterproof matches
Ziploc bags
Aluminum foil
Dishwashing items (basin, soap, sponge, drying rag)
Trash bags (new box)
  
On the Water

Sunscreen
Watercraft (boat, jet ski, canoe, inflatable raft, etc.)
Air pump for inflating rafts and toys
Oars
Life jackets
Swimming clothes
Snorkel gear (goggles, fins/flippers)
Water shoes
Waterproof camera
Water toys
  
Fishing

Fishing gear with tackles
Fishing license
Fish bucket or stringer
Minnow bucket
Waders
Fish cleaning and preparing implements (cutting board, filet knife, etc.)
 
Hunting
 
Seasonal Hunting license
Seasonal Gear as permitted
Cleaning an preparing implements
  
Camping with Pets
 
Food
Water
Treats
Food and water bowl
Pet toys
Leash and harness
Plastic bags for picking up after dog
Clothing and blanket in cold weather