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Camping Grounds Jackson MI

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Greenwood Acres
(517) 522-8600
2401 Hilton Rd
Jackson, MI
 
Shady Acres Campgrounds
(517) 529-9031
100 Crispell Lake Rd
Clarklake, MI
 
Swains Lake Campground
(517) 524-7666
117 1/2 Swains Lake Dr
Concord, MI
 
Juniper Hills Campgrounds
(517) 592-6803
13500 Us Highway 12
Brooklyn, MI
 
Paradise Campgrounds
(517) 592-5234
17864 Us Highway 12
Cement City, MI
 
Swains Lake Campground
(517) 788-4320
1992 Warren Ave
Jackson, MI
 
Apple Creek Campground & Rv Park, Llc
(517) 522-3467
11185 Orban Rd
Grass Lake, MI
 
Wheel Inn Campground
(517) 589-8097
240 Fogg Rd
Leslie, MI
 
Somerset Beach Campground
(517) 688-3783
9822 Brooklawn Ct
Somerset Center, MI
 
North Haven Resort
(517) 592-6170
11400 Waterman Rd
Brooklyn, 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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