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Camping Grounds Beaver Dam WI

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Bridge Rv Park & Campgrounds
(920) 326-5121
W11146 County Road G
Beaver Dam, WI
 
Astico Dodge County Park
(920) 623-5274
N3620 County Road Tt
Columbus, WI
 
Aqualand Camp Resort
(920) 854-4573
2445 Highway Q
Sister Bay, WI
 
Eureka Dam Campsite
(920) 685-5441
9361 Eureka Lock Rd
Omro, WI
 
Bluebird Springs Recreation Park
(608) 781-2267
N2833 Smith Valley Rd
La Crosse, WI
 
The Playful Goose Campground
(866) 485-4744
2001 S. Main St
Horicon, WI
 
Keyes Lake Campground
(715) 528-4907
Highway # 101
Florence, WI
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(920) 743-9001
3677 May Rd
Sturgeon Bay, WI
 
Smokey Hollow Campgrounds
(608) 635-4806
W9935 Mcgowan Rd
Lodi, WI
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(608) 996-2201
11354 County Road X
Bagley, WI
 

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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