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Camping Grounds Gaylord MI

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Gaylord Alpine Rv Park & Camp
(989) 731-1772
1315 W M 32
Gaylord, MI
 
Gaylord Koa Resort
(989) 939-8723
5101 Campfires Parkwy
Gaylord, MI
 
Trails Campground
(989) 348-8692
4066 Old 27 N
Frederic, MI
 
Raywood Campground
(231) 525-8373
2733 Lance Lake Rd
Wolverine, MI
 
Rapid River Campground
(231) 258-2042
7182 Us Highway 131 South Ne
Mancelona, MI
 
Beaver Creek Resort
(989) 732-2459
5004 W Otsego Lake Dr
Gaylord, MI
 
Lakes Of The North Campground
(231) 585-6828
10452 Ponderosa Dr
Elmira, MI
 
Happi Days Campground
(989) 348-6115
7486 W Batterson Rd
Frederic, MI
 
Circle S Campground
(231) 525-8300
15247 Trowbridge Rd
Wolverine, MI
 
Antrim 131 Rv Park & Campground
(231) 587-5665
764 Elder Rd
Mancelona, MI
 

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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