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    Quote Originally Posted by pgibson View Post
    I would love to come, will have to see what happens the next couple months. Would be a great family trip/vacation to travel cross country for a week or so each way. First got to get a car/van or something that fits all of us , get the wife a camping hammock.....so forth
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    Quote Originally Posted by gargoyle View Post
    Apparently, type 5 and type 2 are distinguishing between monster rv's and tent or small trailer.

    Type 2 being tent (known as hammock in this case). Type 5 being your luxury Winnebago. Electrical and sewage hook-ups. Of which there are none at DL.
    I reserved a type5 site because I thought there would be more space. There were only 3 type2 sites available verses 56 of the type5. I plan on getting there earlier in the day to possibly go around and maybe pick my site. I am not sure that is how it works there but I am sure going to try. I also want to set up some type of backpacking trip from these sites. Maybe a day trip of something????.
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    Ill have to check... But I seem to remember that camping is allowed just about anywhere on state land. There are certain restrictions like how far from an established site you need to be... how far from roads, waterways etc.
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    Quote Originally Posted by opie View Post
    Ill have to check... But I seem to remember that camping is allowed just about anywhere on state land. There are certain restrictions like how far from an established site you need to be... how far from roads, waterways etc.
    Opie, you have to have a permit and be at least 1 mile from any established campground.
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    Quote Originally Posted by canoebie View Post
    Opie, you have to have a permit and be at least 1 mile from any established campground.
    Yup.... Had to brainstorm to remember what they called it... "dispersed camping."

    Here is the permit...

    http://www.michigan.gov/documents/PR4134pdf_22921_7.pdf

    Dispersed Camping

    You can camp anywhere on State Forest Property as long as:

    * the property is not posted "No Camping"
    * you are more than one mile from a designated State Forest Campground
    * you follow all State Land Rules

    You must also post a Camp Registration Card (PR 4134) at your campsite. To obtain a Camp Registration Card, contact your local DNR Office
    Not sure if the applies here... But it is specific in that it says "state forest" and not "state park."
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    Quote Originally Posted by opie View Post
    Yup.... Had to brainstorm to remember what they called it... "dispersed camping."

    Here is the permit...

    http://www.michigan.gov/documents/PR4134pdf_22921_7.pdf



    Not sure if the applies here... But it is specific in that it says "state forest" and not "state park."
    If my memory serves me correctly dispersed camping is only allowed in State Forests, not parks, so it would not apply a YS.

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    Gents, take me off the list, as it appears I'll be busy moving in and painting that weekend.

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    Trooper, c'mon....okay extra room at my site!!

    sorry to hear you won't make it, take care.
    Last edited by gargoyle; 04-07-2010 at 18:48.
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    Put me down as a probable? Its only about an hr drive from here so I'll risk a last min decision.

    Thanks for get'n this going.

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    Red, your on the list, Trooper your a scratch.... but I lost my editing abilities but I'll keep track and update when we get nearer to the hang.
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