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Camping Grounds Mishawaka IN

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Sunny Haven Recreation Park
(574) 277-5356
11425 Anderson Rd
Granger, IN
 
Elkhart Campground
(574) 264-2914
25608 County Road 4
Elkhart, IN
 
Spaulding Lake Campground
(269) 684-1393
2305 Bell St
Niles, MI
 
Pla-mor Campgrounds
(574) 546-3665
2162 Us Highway 6
Bremen, IN
 
Mini-mountain Campgrounds
(574) 654-3307
32351 State Road 2
New Carlisle, IN
 
Elkhart Campground
(800) 421-7116, (574) 264-2914
25608 County Road 4 East
Elkhart, IN
Number of Sites
450 Total Camp/RV Sites,450 Electric and Water,113 Full Hookups,60 Max RV Length,245 Pull-Thru Sites,
Amenities
Cabin Rentals,

Beaver Ridge Campground
(574) 784-8532
65777 Maple Rd
Lakeville, IN
 
Nub Lake Campground
(269) 687-9681
1701 Pucker St
Niles, MI
 
Rupert's Resort Campground
(574) 546-2657
3408 W Shore Dr
Bremen, IN
 
Twin Pines Mobile Home Park
(574) 533-4945
2011 W Wilden Ave
Goshen, 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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