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Camping Grounds Waukegan IL

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Orchard Hills Country Club - Professional Shop
(847) 336-1217
38342 North Green Bay Road
Waukegan, IL
 
Bobby`s Hunt Club Road Driving Range
(847) 549-6090
491 South Hunt Club Road
Gurnee, IL
 
Lakona Farm
(847) 731-3250
1500 Green Bay Road
Zion, IL
 
Bernard Chevrolet
(847)362-1400-(847)362-1424
1001 South Milwaukee Avenue
Libertyville, IL
 
Serbian St SAVA Childrens Camp
(847) 367-9801
32377 North Il Route 21
Libertyville, IL
 
Kramer`s Kampers
(847) 623-3989
38401 North Sheridan Road
Waukegan, IL
 
Camp Oakarro
(847) 838-6009
40635 North Mill Creek Road
Old Mill Creek, IL
 
Racquet Club of Lake Bluff
(847) 295-1322
945 North Shore Drive
Lake Bluff, IL
 
Libertyville Tennis & Fitness Club
(847) 362-5553
1030 South 4th Avenue
Libertyville, IL
 
After School Club
(847) 548-0771
240 Commerce Drive Suite D
Grayslake, 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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