Camping Grounds Lafayette IN

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Wolfe's Leisure Time Campground
(765) 589-8089
7414 State Road 25 N
Lafayette, IN
Broadview Lake Campground
(765) 324-2622
4850 S Broadview Rd
Colfax, IN
Sugar Mill Lake & Campgrounds
(765) 397-3792
3101 S Sugar Mill Lake Rd
Hillsboro, IN
Santa Claus Campground Corp.
(812) 937-2103
Rr 2 Box 104
Santa Claus, IN
Grandview Bend Community A2960
(260) 562-3999
4630 N 100 E
Howe, IN
Big Fish-n-campground
(765) 296-2346
5831 S 900 E
Lafayette, IN
Indiana Golf Car Authorized Club Car Dealer
(317) 984-9339
1770 East 266th Street
Arcadia, IN
Libertytree Camping
(765) 458-6811
Rr 1
Liberty, IN
Cherokee Village And Campground, Inc
(765) 597-2029
870 East State Road 47
Bloomingdale, IN
Rupert's Resort Campground
(574) 546-2657
3408 W Shore Dr
Bremen, 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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