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Camping Grounds Lakeville MN

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Dakotah Meadows Campground
(612) 445-8800
2341 Park Pl Nw
Prior Lake, MN
 
Town & Country Campground
(952) 445-1756
12630 Boone Ave
Savage, MN
 
Minneapolis Southwest Koa
(952) 492-6440
3315 W 166th St
Jordan, MN
 
Hobo Park Campground
(320) 239-2336
S State Highway 29
Starbuck, MN
 
Nature Land Campground
(218) 652-3590
Rr 1 Box 50
Nevis, MN
 
Fish Lake Acres Campground
(612) 492-3393
3000 210th St E
Prior Lake, MN
 
Shields Lake Campground
(507) 334-8526
14398 Irwin Path
Lonsdale, MN
 
Wolf's Trail-in Resort
(218) 547-1323
Hc 84 Box 1076
Walker, MN
 
Dakotah Meadows Campground
(612) 445-8800
2341 Park Pl Nw
Prior Lake, MN
 
Bulrush Bay Resort Inc
(507) 334-5715
15005 Lake Mazaska Trl
Faribault, MN
 

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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