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EricSan

Elba area campground ???????

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I have been racking my brain and cannot figure this out so I thought I would see if anyone else knows. Back in the days... Me and some friends would go to a free camp area. Here are the directions somewhat:

Head down 14 to St Charles, head towards Whitewater and drive right thru Elba(After a quick stop at Johnnys) keep following the road that turns to gravel out of Elba until you come to a blacktop road w/stop sign. Take a right and the road curves around for a while and you will come to a spot where the road somewhat V's. I think there used to be an old schoolhouse or something there?? Take the left in the V and head down a gravel road for a few miles and there is an open area in the woods with a cement restroom and if I remember right there are people that would come out and do some horseback riding??

Kind of long winded here but does anyone know the name of this place? I know the DNR would come out there once in a while so it has some name I am sure?? I had many a good times here and was thinking about camping there again if it is still open?? THANKS!!!! E

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Could it be Crystal Springs?

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That does not sound familiar unless they changed the name???

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Trout Valley? If you take a left at the Y does it wind down hill and go by a round barn?

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Beaver Creek WMA?

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I think it is Trout Valley!!! Thanks Dan and everyone else for your suggestions!!!

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Has to be Trout Valley, what you explained is going north on highway 74 up towards Weaver, and that would eventually put you up around trout valley.

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I am new to this site, but I believe there is also a campground down by Elba called Lazy D????? Could that be the one you are referring to?

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