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Camping Grounds Middleton WI

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Oak Park Terrace
(608) 249-4002
297 Mallard Lane
Madison, WI
 
Crystal Lake Campground
(608) 592-5607
N550 Gannon Rd
Lodi, WI
 
Witwen Park & Campground
(608) 544-5362
E8963 State Road 60
Sauk City, WI
 
Lake Du Bay Shores Campground
(715) 457-2484
1713 Dubay Dr
Mosinee, WI
 
Scenic Ridge Campground
(262) 472-0281
W7991 R And W Townline Rd
Whitewater, WI
 
Cedar Hills Campground
(608) 795-2606
9798 Dunlap Hollow Rd
Mazomanie, WI
 
Smokey Hollow Campgrounds
(608) 635-4806
W9935 Mcgowan Rd
Lodi, WI
 
Merry Mac's Camp'n
(608) 493-2367
E12995 Halweg Rd
Merrimac, WI
 
Maple View Campsite
(920) 776-1588
N1267 Norman Rd
Kewaunee, WI
 
Kewaunee Village Campground
(920) 388-4851
333 Terraqua Dr
Kewaunee, WI
 

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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