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Camping Grounds Marquette MI

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Gitche Gumee Camp & Rv Park
(906) 249-9102
2048 State Highway M28 E
Marquette, MI
 
Horseshoe Lake Campgrounds
(906) 346-9937
840 N Horseshoe Lake Dr
Gwinn, MI
 
Torch Grove Campgrounds
(231) 322-2891
6815 Crystal
Rapid City, MI
 
American Campgrounds Resorts
(269) 621-6665
70058 62nd St
Hartford, MI
 
Ivan's Campground & Cabins
(231) 745-9345
9070 S M37
Baldwin, MI
 
Marquette Tourist Park
(906) 228-0465
County Road 550
Marquette, MI
 
Gaylord Alpine Rv Park & Camp
(989) 731-1772
1315 W M 32
Gaylord, MI
 
Hardwood Lake Campground
(989) 873-6581
3131 Henderson Lake Rd
Prescott, MI
 
Lake George Campgrounds Inc
(989) 588-6848
1935 Jackson St
Lake George, MI
 
Sebewaing County Park
(989) 883-2033
709 Union St
Sebewaing, 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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