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Camping Grounds Orland Park IL

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Windy City Beach & Camping
(708) 720-0030
18700 80th Ave
Tinley Park, IL
 
Carefree Coatings of Chicagoland
(815)462-9020,(815)462-9022
22014 Howell Drive
New Lenox, IL
 
Jewish Community Center of Chicago Anita M Stone
(708) 799-7650
3400 196th Street
Flossmoor, IL
 
Martin Campground Inc
(815) 726-3173
2303 New Lenox Road
Joliet, IL
 
Players Club House
(630) 734-3000
39 South Washington Street Frnt
Hinsdale, IL
 
A-ok Campgrounds Of Frankfort
(708) 479-5626
Route 45
Frankfort, IL
 
House of Camping
(708) 599-2650
8424 South Harlem Avenue
Bridgeview, IL
 
Shady Oaks Cerebral Palsy Camp
(708)301-0816, (208)730-4127
16300 Parker Road
Lockport, IL
 
Camping World
(630) 759-6655
620 Woodcreek Drive
Bolingbrook, IL
 
Hinsdale Racquet Club
(630) 325-6066
5730 South Grant Street
Hinsdale, 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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