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Camping Grounds Chaska MN

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Minneapolis Southwest Koa
(952) 492-6440
3315 W 166th St
Jordan, MN
 
Fish Lake Acres Campground
(612) 492-3393
3000 210th St E
Prior Lake, MN
 
Town & Country Campground
(952) 445-1756
12630 Boone Ave
Savage, MN
 
Aspen Resort & Campground
(218) 757-0098
11023 Slade Rd
Orr, MN
 
Your Haven Resort
(320) 597-2450
18337 State Highway 22
Richmond, MN
 
Brainerd International Raceway
(952) 475-1500
17113 Minnetonka Blvd # 214
Minnetonka, MN
 
Dakotah Meadows Campground
(612) 445-8800
2341 Park Pl Nw
Prior Lake, MN
 
Camperville Rv Stoarge
(320) 679-2326
2351 310th Ave
Mora, MN
 
Minneapolis Southwest Koa
(952) 492-6440
3315 W 166th St
Jordan, MN
 
Pioneer Camp Site
(651) 565-2242
130 Pioneer Dr
Wabasha, 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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