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Camping Grounds Elk River MN

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Wapiti Park Campgrounds
(763) 441-1396
18746 Troy St Nw
Elk River, MN
 
Shady River Campgrounds
(763) 263-3705
21353 County Road 5
Big Lake, MN
 
Anoka County Parks
(763) 757-3920
550 Bunker Lake Blvd Nw
Andover, MN
 
Sunrise On Long Lake
(763) 444-5897
27821 Bay Shore Dr Nw
Isanti, MN
 
Camp Waub-o-jeeg
(651) 465-5721
2185 Chisago St
Taylors Falls, MN
 
Camp In The Woods
(763) 389-2516
14791 289th Ave
Zimmerman, MN
 
A Inc
(763) 434-4922
524 Sims Rd Ne
Cedar, MN
 
Country Camping Tent & Rv Park
(763) 444-9626
750 273rd Ave Nw
Isanti, MN
 
Timberwoods Resort & Campground
(320) 274-5140
10255 Nevens Ave Nw
South Haven, MN
 
Little Toad Lake Campgrounds
(218) 334-5742
Rr 1
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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