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Camping Grounds Bloomington IL

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Central Illinois Holiness Association Camp Ground
(309) 452-0700
216 Jersey Avenue
Normal, IL
 
Girl Scout
(309) 726-1160
24201 Camp Peairs Road
Hudson, IL
 
Tall Corn Campground
(309) 376-4411
Rr 1 Box 139
Carlock, IL
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(309) 965-2224
Timberline Rd
Goodfield, IL
 
Kentuckiana Kampground
(309) 449-3274
27585 Kentuckiana Rd
Mackinaw, IL
 
East Bay Camp
(309) 829-7531
24984 North 1875 E Road
Hudson, IL
 
KAMP Komfort
(309) 376-4411
21408 North 600 East Road
Carlock, IL
 
Wildwood Campground
(309) 724-8342
Rr 2 Box 36
Ellsworth, IL
 
Hickory Hill Campground
(309) 744-2407
Rr 1 Box 157
Secor, IL
 
Lakona Farm
(847) 731-3250
1500 Green Bay Road
Zion, IL
 

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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