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Camping Grounds Holland MI

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Oak Grove Resort
(616) 399-9230
2011 Ottawa Beach Rd
Holland, MI
 
Saugatuck Campgrounds
(269) 857-3315
Blue Star Hwy
Saugatuck, MI
 
Dutch Treat Camping & Recreation
(616) 772-4303
10300 Gordon St
Zeeland, MI
 
Baldwin Oaks Campground
(616) 669-1600
4700 Baldwin St
Hudsonville, MI
 
Lake Park Trailer Resort
(269) 543-3751
2126 Lakeshore Dr
Fennville, MI
 
Drew's Country Camping
(616) 399-1886
503 Essenburg Dr
Holland, MI
 
Walker's Landing
(269) 857-2013
6275 River Rd
Saugatuck, MI
 
Saugatuck Rv Resort
(269) 857-1856
6469 Blue Star Hwy
Saugatuck, MI
 
River Pines Rv Park
(616) 895-6601
8275 Warner St
Allendale, MI
 
Camper's Paradise
(616) 846-1460
800 Robbins Rd
Grand Haven, 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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