Camping Grounds Petoskey MI

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Camp Petosega
(231) 347-6536
11000 Camp Petosega Rd
Alanson, MI
Crooked River Rv Park
(231) 548-5534
7384 Cheboygan Ave
Alanson, MI
East Jordan City Tourist Park
(231) 536-2561
218 N Lake St
East Jordan, MI
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(231) 238-8259
2201 M 68
Indian River, MI
Indian River Rv Resort & Camp
(231) 238-0035
561 N Straits Hwy
Indian River, MI
El Rancho Alanson Camper's
(231) 548-2600
6732 State Route 68 # 139
Alanson, MI
Park Of The Pines
(231) 582-7660
3502 Springwater Beach Rd
Boyne City, MI
Uhrick's Rv Park & Cabins
(231) 547-4881
800 Petoskey Ave
Charlevoix, MI
Jan's Campgrounds
(231) 238-8801
3471 N Club Rd
Indian River, MI
Circle S Campground
(231) 525-8300
15247 Trowbridge Rd
Wolverine, 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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