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Camping Grounds Elgin IL

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Champion Frame-Align Inc
(847) 742-9294
864 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL
 
Campos Skid Inc
(847) 429-9271
1200 Spaulding Road
Elgin, IL
 
Abel RV Center
(847) 931-5100
1180 West Lake Street
Bartlett, IL
 
Fox Valley Campground
(815) 459-9604
1311 Behan Rd
Crystal Lake, IL
 
Randy Hundley`s Baseball Camps
(847) 991-9595
130 South Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
 
Classic Auto Truck and RV
(847) 931-4300
1020 Bluff City Boulevard
Elgin, IL
 
Chesterbrook Academy
(630) 213-7200
1450 Quincy Bridge Road
Bartlett, IL
 
Buffalo Rv Park
(847) 658-1188
1 Alan Dr
Algonquin, IL
 
Fox River Preserve
(847) 381-0669
26034 Roberts Rd
Barrington, IL
 
Fred`s Camp
(847) 392-3733
900 West Rand Road Apt B306
Arlington Heights, IL
 

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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