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Camping Grounds Fort Wayne IN

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Johnny Appleseed Park
(260) 427-6720
1500 E Coliseum Blvd
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Eel River Campground
(260) 693-6465
2585 N. 950 E.
Churubusco, IN
 
Fox Ridge Country Club
(812) 886-5929
1364 North Hillcrest Road
Vincennes, IN
 
Sunny Haven Recreation Park
(574) 277-5356
11425 Anderson Rd
Granger, IN
 
Add-more Campground Inc
(812) 283-4321
2411 Addmore Ln
Clarksville, IN
 
G & B Park
(260) 436-6823
1010 Ansley Dr
Fort Wayne, IN
 
Indian Springs Campgrounds
(260) 357-5194
981 County Road 64
Garrett, IN
 
Outdoor Resort
(812) 937-4458
Highway 245
Santa Claus, IN
 
Westward Ho Camping
(800) 421-7116, (812) 988-0008
4557 East State Road 46
Nashville, IN
Number of Sites
92 Total Camp/RV Sites,84 30 Amp Service,92 Electric and Water,92 Full Hookups,45 Max RV Length,41 Pull-Thru Sites,15 Seasonal,92 Sideouts,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,
Recreation
Fishing,Swimming Pool,

JCPenney
(812) 882-8030
640 Niblack Blvd
Vincennes, IN
 

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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