Camping Grounds Saginaw MI

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Grand Lakes Resort Inc
(989) 799-6635
141 Harrow Ln
Saginaw, MI
Frankenmuth Jellystone Park
(989) 652-6668
1339 Weiss St
Frankenmuth, MI
Finn Road Campground
(989) 894-0055
2300 N Finn Rd
Essexville, MI
Valley Plaza Rv Park
(989) 496-2159
5217 Bay City Rd
Midland, MI
Sutter's Recreation Area
(810) 688-3761
1601 Tozer Rd
North Branch, MI
Bel Air Rv Park
(989) 777-2121
5655 Dixie Hwy
Saginaw, MI
Pine Ridge Rv Campground
(989) 624-9029
11700 Gera Rd
Birch Run, MI
Valley Plaza Resort Rv Park
(989) 496-3710
5221 Bay City Rd
Midland, MI
Newaygo County Parks
(231) 652-9191
4684 Evergreen Dr
Newaygo, MI
Alcona Park
(989) 735-3881
2550 Ausable Rd
Glennie, 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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