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Camping Grounds Cottage Grove MN

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Hastings Mobile Home Terrace
(651) 437-3060
2505 Vermillion St
Hastings, MN
 
Golden Acres
(651) 439-1147
15150 Square Lake Trl N
Stillwater, MN
 
Bent Trout Lake Campground
(218) 389-6322
2928 Bent Trout Lake Rd
Barnum, MN
 
Kamp Dels
(507) 362-8616
Rr 2 Box 49
Waterville, MN
 
Shady Hollow Resort & Campground
(800) 450-9308
P.o. Box 207
Brainerd, MN
 
Greenwood Campground
(651) 437-5269
13797 190th St E
Hastings, MN
 
Hidden Valley Campgrounds
(651) 258-4550
27173 144th Avenue Way
Welch, MN
 
Dalois Campground
(218) 678-2203
685 Katrine Dr Ne
Deerwood, MN
 
Pokegama Lake Rv Park
(320) 629-6552
Rr 4 Box 54
Pine City, MN
 
Wapiti Park Campgrounds
(763) 441-1396
18746 Troy St Nw
Elk River, 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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