Camping Grounds Winona MN

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Prairie Island Campground
(507) 452-4501
1120 Prairie Island Rd N
Winona, MN
Pow Wow Campgrounds
(608) 582-2995
W16751 Pow Wow Ln
Galesville, WI
Pine Mountain Campground
(218) 947-4099
5068 State 87 Sw
Backus, MN
Hidden Valley Campgrounds
(651) 258-4550
27173 144th Avenue Way
Welch, MN
Lindsey Lake Campgrounds
(218) 947-4728
Rr 1 Box 383
Backus, MN
Lazy D Campground Inc
(507) 932-3098
Rr 1 Box 252
Altura, MN
Money Creek Haven
(507) 896-3544
Rr 1 Box 154
Houston, MN
Pine Beach Resort & Campground
(218) 254-3144
7504 Mccarthy Beach Rd
Side Lake, MN
Vermilion Motel & Rv Park
(218) 666-2272
320 Highway 53
Cook, MN
Edgewater Beach Resort
(218) 927-2895
Rr 3 Box 890
Aitkin, 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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