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Camping Grounds Pekin IL

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Hy-Pride Campers
(309) 347-6928
840 Kennedy Drive
Pekin, IL
 
Cupi`s AG Center
(309) 348-3645
100 Main Streetc
South Pekin, IL
 
Spindler Campground
(309) 699-5615
3701 North Main Street
East Peoria, IL
 
B & L Camping Supply Center
(309) 676-5813
1501 Southwest Adams Street
Peoria, IL
 
Mount Hawley Mobile Home Park
(309) 692-2223
8327 N Knoxville Ave
Peoria, IL
 
Camp of Champions Limited
(309) 353-9884
3009 Broadway Street
Pekin61554, IL
 
Ill River Valley Recreation Area
(309) 699-3923
201 Veterans Dr
East Peoria, IL
 
Bluff Street Mobile Home Manor
(309) 699-1921
300 West Bluff Street Trailer E15
East Peoria, IL
 
D & H RV & Trailer Repair Inc
(309)633-1011, (309)633-1189
7610 West Plank Road
Peoria, IL
 
Camp Good News
(309) 444-3255
26010 Liberty Lane
Washington, 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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