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Camping Grounds Bloomington IN

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Lake Monroe Village Resort
(800) 421-7116, (812) 824-2267
8107 South Fairfax Road
Bloomington, IN
Number of Sites
125 Total Camp/RV Sites,25 20 Amp Service,100 30 Amp Service,60 50 Amp Service,80 Higher Amp Service,125 Electric and Water,75 Full Hookups,100 Max RV Length,25 No Hookups,125 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Boating,Canoe Rentals,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Kayak Rentals,Nature Trails,Non-motorized Boat Rentals,Playground,Recreation Hall,Swimming Pool,

Yogi Bear''s Jellystone Park at Lake Monroe
(800) 421-7116, (812) 824-3322
9392 South Strain Ridge Road
Bloomington, IN
Number of Sites
98 Total Camp/RV Sites,98 Electric and Water,
Amenities
Pavilion,Store,Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Mini Golf,Nature Trails,Swimming Pool,Swimming Pool Indoor,

Midwest Trail Ride
(812) 834-6686
L7n5e Norman
Heltonville, IN
 
Valley Branch Retreat
(812) 988-7750
2620 Valley Branch Rd
Nashville, IN
 
Last Resort Rv Park & Camp
(812) 988-4675
2248 State Road 46 E
Nashville, IN
 
B & D Causeway Camp
(812) 837-9966
7407 S State Rd 446
Bloomington, IN
 
Lake Monroe Village
(812) 824-2267
8107 S Fairfax Rd
Bloomington, IN
 
Hickory Hills Campground
(812) 795-6079
Rr 2 Box 447
Spencer, IN
 
Westward Ho Campgrounds
(812) 988-0008
4557 State Road 46 E
Nashville, IN
 
Walden Ridge Campground
(812) 988-6347
5752 State Road 46 E
Nashville, IN
 

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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