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Camping Grounds Cadillac MI

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Woodhaven Rv Park Inc
(231) 775-8260
2371 Seeley Rd
Cadillac, MI
 
Birchwood Resort & Campgrounds
(231) 775-9101
6553 E M 115
Cadillac, MI
 
Burton Trailer Park
(231) 389-2852
1699 22 1/2 Mile Rd
Mesick, MI
 
North Woods Campground
(231) 845-7106
4565 W Us Highway 10
Ludington, MI
 
Barry's Resort
(269) 945-4762
2875 S Charlton Park Rd
Hastings, MI
 
Camp Cadillac
(231) 775-9724
10621 34 Rd
Cadillac, MI
 
Mesick Rv Park
(231) 885-1199
285 Manistee River Rd
Mesick, MI
 
Old Log Resort & Campground
(231) 743-2775
12062 M 115
Marion, MI
 
Camp Stapleton
(810) 359-8130
3753 Lakeshore Rd
Lexington, MI
 
Crystal Forest Campground
(231) 864-2323
8675 Norconk Rd
Bear Lake, MI
 

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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