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Camping Grounds Ypsilanti MI

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K C Campgrounds
(734) 439-1076
14048 Sherman Rd
Milan, MI
 
Green Valley Park
(248) 437-4136
57300 12 Mile Rd
New Hudson, MI
 
Yogi Bear's Jellystone Camp
(248) 634-8621
7072 Grange Hall Rd
Holly, MI
 
Sebewaing County Park
(989) 883-2033
709 Union St
Sebewaing, MI
 
Crystal Forest Campground
(231) 864-2323
8675 Norconk Rd
Bear Lake, MI
 
Haas Lake Park
(248) 437-0900
25800 Haas Rd
New Hudson, MI
 
Wilderness Retreat
(734) 529-5122
1350 Meanwell Rd
Dundee, MI
 
Happi Days Campground
(989) 348-6115
7486 W Batterson Rd
Frederic, MI
 
Whispering Waters Campground
(269) 945-5166
1805 N Irving Rd
Hastings, MI
 
Paul Bunyan Kampground
(989) 471-2921
6969 N Us Highway 23
Spruce, 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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