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Camping Grounds Mankato MN

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Point Pleasant Campgrounds
(507) 243-3611
400 Sheppard Cir
Madison Lake, MN
 
Camp Patterson
(507) 243-9994
5050 Patterson Rd
Madison Lake, MN
 
Sakatah Trail
(507) 243-3886
301 Main St
Madison Lake, MN
 
Fall Lake Campgrounds
(218) 365-5638
5721 Canadian Border Rd # A
Ely, MN
 
American Legion Campgrounds
(218) 847-3759
110 W Lake Dr
Detroit Lakes, MN
 
Shady Oaks Campground
(507) 546-3986
340 Fairgrounds St
Garden City, MN
 
Cracker Box
(507) 931-1537
6018 Connor Rd
Madison Lake, MN
 
Wise-stop Resort
(507) 931-1843
Lake Jefferson
Cleveland, MN
 
Cokato Lake Campground
(320) 286-5779
2945 County Road 4 Sw
Cokato, MN
 
Rest-a-while Resort
(320) 398-7341
12916 Aspenwood Rd
South Haven, 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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