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Camping Grounds Napoleon OH

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Sunny's Shady Recreation Area
(419) 337-3101
12399 County Road 13
Wauseon, OH
 
Agape Ranch A6039
(419) 445-1121
20500 County Road J
Archbold, OH
 
Powell Creek Campgrounds
(419) 395-1753
26906 Hoffman Rd
Defiance, OH
 
Hidden Lake Campgrounds
(419) 875-5476
6405 S Fulton Lucas Rd
Swanton, OH
 
Betty's Country Campground
(419) 875-6696
8664 Yawberg Rd
Whitehouse, OH
 
Sheperd's Pasture Campground
(419) 899-2191
21679 Parkview Dr
Defiance, OH
 
Sauder Village
(419) 446-2541
22799 State Route 2
Archbold, OH
 
Bluegrass Campground
(419) 875-5110
5751 Waterville Swanton Rd
Neapolis, OH
 
Big Sandy Koa
(419) 826-8784
4035 S Berkey Southern Rd
Swanton, OH
 
Twin Acres Campground
(419) 877-2684
12029 Waterville Swanton Rd
Whitehouse, OH
 

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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