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Camping without Electricity Hibbing MN

Just because you don't have 120-volt AC electricity while camping doesn't mean you're in trouble. Here are camping accessories to make your trip better. The lack of 120-volt AC electricity doesn’t mean you have to be up a creek without power. You can heat, cool, pump, curl, and light almost anything you could ask for with today’s 12-volt-powered camping accessories.

Iron Trail RV Park & Campground
(800) 711-7789
Chisholm, MN
Campground Availability
1-May thru 1-Oct
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station, Non Guest Dumping Allowed
Policies
Family Camp, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, Ice, Wood, Laundry

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Akeley City Campground
(218) 652-2172
Akeley, MN
Campground Availability
15-May thru 15-Sep
Services
Standard Flush, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Fire Rings
Recreation
Pavilion, Lake Swimming, Boating, Canoeing, Lake Fishing

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Chippewa National Forest (Wanaki Campground)
(218) 335-8600
Cass Lake, MN
Campground Availability
21-May thru 9-Sep
Services
Standard Flush, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Policies
Partial Handicap Access
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Wood
Recreation
Lake Swimming, Boating, Lake Fishing, Hiking Trails

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Superior National Forest (Fenske Lake Campground)
(218) 365-4966
Ely, MN
Campground Availability
15-May thru 30-Sep
Services
Non Flush
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Grills, Wood
Recreation
Pavilion, Lake Swimming, Canoeing, Kayaking, Lake Fishing

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Schoolcraft State Park
(218) 247-7215
Deer River, MN
Campground Availability
Apr thru Sep
Services
Non Flush
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Fire Rings, Wood
Recreation
Boating, Canoeing, River Fishing, Hiking Trails, REC Open to Public

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Marclay Point Resort Campground/RV Park
(218) 335-6589
Cass Lake, MN
Campground Availability
1-May thru 20-Sep
Policies
Partial Handicap Access, Family Camp, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Storage, Fire Rings, Ice, Wood, LP Gas by Weight, LP Gas by Meter
Recreation
Rec Room, Coin Games, Lake Swimming, Boating, Lake Fishing, Fishing Guides, Play Equipment, Basketball, Golf Nearby

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Minneopa State Park
(507) 389-5464
Mankato, MN
Campground Availability
Open all Year
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers
Policies
Partial Handicap Access
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Grills, Fire Rings, Wood
Recreation
Pavilion, Boating, Canoeing, River Fishing, Stream Fishing, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Hiking Trails, REC Open to Public

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DunRomin' Park Campground
(507) 724-2514
Caledonia, MN
Campground Availability
1-May thru 15-Oct
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station, Portable Dump, Non Guest Dumping Allowed
Policies
Family Camp, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, RV Storage, Fire Rings, Ice, Wood, Laundry, Limited Grocery
Recreation
Rec Hall, Pavilion, Coin Games, Pool, Wading Pool, Stream Fishing, Playground, Mini Golf, Shuffle Board Court, Bike Rentals, Horseshoes, Volleyball, Golf Nearby, Hiking Trails, REC Open to Public

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Crow Wing State Forest (Greer Lake Campground)
(218) 546-5926
Crosby, MN
Campground Availability
1-May thru 1-Oct
Services
Non Flush
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, Wood
Recreation
Lake Swimming, Boating, Lake Fishing, Hiking Trails

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Schreier's on Shetek
(507) 763-3817
Currie, MN
Campground Availability
1-May thru 15-Oct
Services
Standard Flush, Basins, Hot Showers, Dump Station
Policies
Family Camp, Clubs Welcome, Pets OK
Additional Facilities
Picnic Tables, RV Supplies, Grills, Fire Rings, Ice, Wood, Laundry, Limited Grocery
Recreation
Rec Hall, Rec Room, Coin Games, Lake Swimming, Boating, Canoeing, Lake Fishing, Fishing Supplies, Playground, Mini Golf, Shuffle Board Court, Planned Group Activities, Horseshoes, Basketball, Volleyball, Golf Nearby, Sports Field, Hiking Trails, REC Open to Public

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Camping without Electricity

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Off the Grid - Camping Without 120-Volt AC Electricity




Here are some 12-volt-powered camping accessories can make outdoor life a lot easier

From the pages of Woodall's Camping Life Magazine

The lack of 120-volt AC electricity doesn’t mean you have to be up a creek without power. You can heat, cool, pump, curl, and light almost anything you could ask for with today’s 12-volt-powered camping accessories. Whether you tap into your camper’s 12-volt house battery, your vehicle’s cigarette lighter, or one of the many power points in modern cars and trucks, there’s a vast array of camping accessories to make your life easier. Mom can still fix her hair in the morning with a 12-volt hair dryer and curling iron. Here are some products we found that will help everybody in the family stay connected even when you’re not "on the grid."

Brunton Camping Accessories

The revolutionary SOLO 7.5 ($253) from Brunton brings power to the weekend camper or long expedition adventurer far away from electrical outlets. The new Solo can operate a variety of electronics such as laptops, TVs, air pumps and cell phones. The unit is easily recharged when plugged into a vehicle DC outlet, household outlet or Brunton’s solar panels. Weighing in at just four pounds, the lightweight, waterproof unit can provide power for hours.

Brunton’s Solaris 6 ($139) gives you a unique way to juice your on-the-go electronics: solar power. The unit masters a 12-volt output and weighs only 6.4 ounces. It utilizes Brunton’s new CIGS (Copper Indium Gallium diSelenide) technology, making it an extremely efficient conductor in a thin film format.

Cabela’s Camping Accessories

Compact, bright and always ready, the Rechargeable 12V LED Light ($20) spotlight from Cabela’s will come in handy whenever you need light in or around your vehicle, camper or campsite. The handheld spotlight plugs into most 12-volt automotive, ATV and UTV power outlets for convenient charging and quick access. At less than 2 inches long, the green anodized aluminum body weighs just 1.6 ounces and is impact-, saltwater-spray- and fatigue-tested to ensure reliable performance in extreme conditions. Its NiMH battery operates for up to 120 minutes per seven-hour charge.

Coleman Camping Accessories

The 12-volt Inflate-All Pump System ($40) from Coleman is ideal for camping. Featuring both high-pressure (165 psi) and high-volume air systems and multiple adapters for virtually any air valve makes it a pump for nearly all occasions. Automatic digital pressure gauge allows you to set the desired pressure, turn on the pump and walk away, shutting off when the desired pressure is reached. Inflates and deflates high-volume inflatable products such as airbeds or marine towables.

The 12-volt Halogen Spotlight ($30) from Coleman is based on the company’s simple, effective LED Rechargeable spotlight. The combination of the state-of-the-art halogen bulb, reflective mirror technology and 12-volt...

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