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Camping Grounds Detroit Lakes MN

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Forest Hills Rv & Campgrounds
(218) 439-6033
22931 185th St.
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Country Campground
(218) 847-9621
Rr4 Box 345a
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Meadow Lake Campsite
(218) 847-3945
Rr 5
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
American Legion Campgrounds
(218) 847-3759
110 W Lake Dr
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Rose Shores Campground
(218) 334-4565
Rr 3 Box 584
Frazee, MN
 
Shell Lake Resort & Campground
(218) 847-6726
Hc 9 Box 616
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Shorewood Campgrounds
(218) 847-3206
Long Bridge Rd
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Long Lake Campsite & Rv Resort
(218) 847-8920
Rt. 3 Box 301
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Birchmere Resort & Campground
(218) 334-5741
Rr 1 Box 159
Frazee, MN
 
Treasured Bay Resort
(218) 342-2538
Rr 3 Box 356
Frazee, 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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