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Camping Grounds Morris IL

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Nettle Creek Country Club
(815) 941-4300
5355 Saratoga Road
Morris, IL
 
Fitzpatrick's Yogi Bear Jelly
(630) 553-5172
8574 Millbrook Rd
Newark, IL
 
Cedar Creek Retreat Center
(815) 496-9481
3549 East 25th Rd
Marseilles, IL
 
Glenwood Properties
(815) 795-6000
551 La Salle St
Marseilles, IL
 
River Front Camp Ground
(815) 476-7812
35148 South Rivals Road
Wilmington, IL
 
Woodsmoke Ranch
(815) 357-6420
2795 E 28th Rd
Seneca, IL
 
Troll Hollow Campground
(815) 795-2537
2265 N 2453rd Rd
Marseilles, IL
 
Whispering Pines Campground
(815)795-2358,(815)795-6525
2776 East 2625th Road
Marseilles, IL
 
Lakepoint Club Corporation
(815) 476-2196
24801 Lakepoint Drive
Wilmington, IL
 
Shadow Lakes Properties
(815) 458-2151
24019 West Coal City Road
Wilmington, IL
 

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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