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Camping Grounds Albert Lea MN

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Hickory Hills Campground
(507) 852-4555
15694 717th Avenue
Albert Lea, MN
 
Beaver Trails Campground & Rv Park
(800) 245-6281
21943 630th Ave
Austin, MN
 
Dalois Campground
(218) 678-2203
685 Katrine Dr Ne
Deerwood, MN
 
Howard Lake Inn
(320) 543-2186
210 10th Ave
Howard Lake, MN
 
Otter Lake Campgrounds
(218) 864-5848
N Highway 78
Battle Lake, MN
 
River Bend Campgrounds
(507) 325-4637
Rr 3 Box 122a
Austin, MN
 
Go-fer Campground
(218) 387-1252
1201 E 5th St
Grand Marais, MN
 
Wazionja Campground's
(507) 356-8594
6450 120th St Nw
Pine Island, MN
 
Shady Grove Resort
(218) 346-6040
Rr 1 Box 436
Ottertail, MN
 
Shooting Star Rv Park
(218) 935-2701
Highway 59 & Jefferson St
Mahnomen, MN
 

Campsite Courtesy



"The highest compliment anybody can pay you occurs when he arrives at a campsite the day after you left it and wonders whether anyone's camped there recently," says Les. "Your objective should be to leave it much as it was when you got there, if not better."

According to Les, the first and foremost campsite rule is to leave no sign of human waste. He recommends using a shovel to dig a small hole, then using the shovel to properly cover any fecal matter and toilet tissue. It's disgusting to think about, but Les says he's seen more than one campsite ruined in this regard by discourteous campers.

When it comes to other kinds of refuse, he notes, "If you can pack it in, pack it out."Don't leave trash behind, even if it's not yours.

When pitching camp, Les says to make sure you're back a minimum of 200 feet from water and trails. "A water source is your prime requirement," he says of site selection. But, he adds, proximity to water often means boggy ground. To avoid damaging the area, look for a sandy or rocky strip of beach to use as water access.

Les also recommends that you check with jurisdiction authorities to determine current fire regulations. If your campsite has a pre-established fire pit, don't make a new one. If you're in an area that's never had a fire pit before, asbestos cloths made for such use helps protect the ground. When gathering fuel for your fire, use only dead and downed timber.

"We're really strong proponents of leave-no-trace camping,...

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