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Camping Grounds Palatine IL

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Randy Hundley`s Baseball Camps
(847) 991-9595
130 South Northwest Highway
Palatine, IL
 
JFH Educational Academy
(847) 541-5577
1001 Oak Avenue
Prospect Heights, IL
 
Minee Subee
(847)956-6222-(847)981-8870
1020 South Hunt Club Drive
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Fox River Preserve
(847) 381-0669
26034 Roberts Rd
Barrington, IL
 
United Methodist Campground Swimming Pool
(847) 827-8159
1900 East Algonquin Road
Des Plaines, IL
 
Fred`s Camp
(847) 392-3733
900 West Rand Road Apt B306
Arlington Heights, IL
 
Old Orchard Country Club
(847) 255-2025
700 West Rand Road
Mount Prospect, IL
 
Jay`s Camp
(847) 438-2267
23160 North Old McHenry Road
Lake Zurich, IL
 
United Methodist Campground
(847) 824-4924
14 East Chicago Avenue
Des Plaines, IL
 
Decoma Day Camp
(847) 945-4455
1304 Rosewood Avenue
Deerfield, 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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