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Camping Grounds Elkhart IN

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Elkhart Campground
(574) 264-2914
25608 County Road 4
Elkhart, IN
 
Eby''s Pines Campground
(800) 421-7116, (574) 848-4583
14583 State Road 120
Bristol, IN
Number of Sites
330 Total Camp/RV Sites,30 20 Amp Service,230 30 Amp Service,30 50 Amp Service,330 Electric and Water,35 Full Hookups,30 Group Sites,42 Max RV Length,15 No Hookups,50 Pull-Thru Sites,100 Seasonal,50 Sideouts,50 Tent Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Arcade/Game room,Biking Trails,Fishing,Hiking Trails,Nature Trails,Playground,Swimming Pool,

Hollywood Shores Resort
(269) 641-7307
70901 Wayne St
Union, MI
 
Willow Shores Campers Resort
(269) 641-5429
14025 Us Highway 12
Union, MI
 
Sunny Haven Recreation Park
(574) 277-5356
11425 Anderson Rd
Granger, IN
 
Elkhart Campground
(800) 421-7116, (574) 264-2914
25608 County Road 4 East
Elkhart, IN
Number of Sites
450 Total Camp/RV Sites,450 Electric and Water,113 Full Hookups,60 Max RV Length,245 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Eby's Pines Inc
(574) 848-4583
14583 State Road 120
Bristol, IN
 
Twin Pines Mobile Home Park
(574) 533-4945
2011 W Wilden Ave
Goshen, IN
 
Elkhart County 4-h Fairgrounds
(574) 533-3247
17746-d County Rd. 34
Goshen, IN
 
Elkhart Co/Middlebury Exit KOA
(800) 421-7116, (574) 825-5932
52867 State Road 13
Middlebury, IN
Number of Sites
105 Total Camp/RV Sites,105 Electric and Water,42 Full Hookups,80 Max RV Length,47 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

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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