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Camping Grounds Willmar MN

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Island View Resort
(800) 421-9708
5910 132nd Ave Ne
Spicer, MN
 
Olde Mill Inn
(320) 796-2212
7911 N Shore Dr
Spicer, MN
 
Springvale Campground
(612) 689-3208
36955 Palm St Nw
Stanchfield, MN
 
Sandy Point Park
(320) 276-8234
14267 Briarhill Rd
Paynesville, MN
 
Rush Lake Tent & Trailer Camp
(218) 385-3400
Rr 1 Box 600
Ottertail, 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
 
Whispering Pines Resort
(320) 398-5995
10248 County Road 8
Kimball, MN
 
Royal Oaks Rv Park
(320) 685-3377
Rr 1 Box 302
Cold Spring, MN
 
Berndt's Kamp Kappy Resort
(320) 524-2225
13110 Devils Lake Rd Nw
Brandon, 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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