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Camping Grounds Willmar MN

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Olde Mill Inn
(320) 796-2212
7911 N Shore Dr
Spicer, MN
 
Island View Resort
(800) 421-9708
5910 132nd Ave Ne
Spicer, MN
 
Lake Pepin Camp & Trailer Park
(651) 345-2909
1818 N High St
Lake City, MN
 
Longville Campground
(218) 363-2610
Highway 5
Longville, MN
 
Pelican Hills Park
(218) 532-3726
Rr 4 Box 218b
Pelican Rapids, MN
 
Kandiyohi County Park
(320) 796-5564
12381 N Shore Dr
Spicer, MN
 
Hide-away Campground
(320) 354-2148
11890 199th Ave Ne
New London, MN
 
Shady Hollow Resort
(218) 828-9308
Rr 1 Box 350
Pillager, MN
 
Travel Trailer Terrace
(218) 547-1584
Hc 73 Box 1016
Walker, MN
 
Schreier's On Shetek Campground
(507) 763-3817
35 Resort Rd
Currie, MN
 

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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