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Camping Fees and Regulations


Camping Fees and Regulations

The CMC has an arrangement with the Mountaineering Foundation of Chicago (MFC) under which the CMC manages a five acre campground at Devilís Lake State Park.  The fees and regulations for use of  this campground are:
  • On CMC outing weekends, only members, nonmembers over age 18 participating in CMC climbing activities, and guests accompanied by members may use the MFC campground.  Minor children must be supervised by parents.
  • At times other than CMC outing weekends, only CMC members may use the campground.  Nonmembers may use the campground only when accompanied by a CMC member.  A CMC member must collect camping fees from nonmembers and members who did not pay an annual campground fee and then remit them to the Outing Chair or other Board members.
  • Fees:
Members - $25 annual fee or $10.00 per person/per weekend, or any part thereof.
Nonmembers - $10 per person per weekend.
Spouses of members - same as members.
Member's children under 18 years - free.
Note: Members have a responsibility to pay camping fees for themselves and their guests to the Outing Chair or any Board member in the campground at the earliest opportunity.
  • The CMC prohibits pets, the possession of firearms, and fireworks in the campground.
  • The possession, delivery or sale of controlled substances, as defined and prohibited by the State of Wisconsin, is likewise prohibited on all camping grounds and facilities controlled by the CMC.
  • All tent sites are first come, first choice. Tents must be moved every 3 days and located at least 50 feet from the road, beyond the allowed parking area.
  • Park within 10 feet of the road, not at your tent site.
  • No camping at the group campfire area.
  • Dispose of all refuse in suitable containers outside the campground.
  • The CMC prohibits cutting and/or removing wood from the park campground and/or property.
  • No house or camping trailers.
  • Fires:
a. Use established fire pits -- do not make new ones.
b. Cooking fires only -- conserve fuel.
c. Social campfires at the group campfire site only.
d. Extinguish your cooking fires before leaving campground.
  • Memberís children over age 18 are subject to the same rules as other nonmembers.
  • Members must present a current membership card upon request, if they wish to use the campground.
  • There is no extended camping allowed without prior written permission from the CMC Board of Directors.