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Camping Grounds Mount Pleasant MI

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Half Moon Lake Campground
(989) 833-7852
11394 N Lumberjack Rd
Riverdale, MI
 
River Ridge Campgrounds
(989) 842-5184
1987 W Pine River Rd
Breckenridge, MI
 
Union River Campgrounds
(906) 885-5324
492 M-107
Ontonagon, MI
 
Lost Lake Wood Assoc
(989) 736-9596
4454 Lost Lake Trl
Lincoln, MI
 
Antrim 131 Rv Park & Campground
(231) 587-5665
764 Elder Rd
Mancelona, MI
 
Evergreen Acres Campground
(989) 588-9702
78 W Ludington Dr
Farwell, MI
 
Flats Campground
(989) 687-5286
4878 N West River Rd
Sanford, MI
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(231) 238-8259
2201 M 68
Indian River, MI
 
Timber Surf Camping Resort
(231) 462-3468
6575 E Dewey Rd
Fountain, MI
 
River Pines Rv Park & Campgrounds
(906) 884-4600
600 River Rd
Ontonagon, 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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