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After inspections, fees lowered for camping

Posted 4/25/17 (Tue)

After inspections, fees lowered for camping

By Brad Nygaard

Long-term camping at Skjermo Lake campground will still cost you, but not nearly as much as the park board originally discussed.

“I’ve gotten calls and heard from several people that $900 is too much,” County Park Board Chair Deb Gilbertson said.

The board set that amount for seasonal camping permits earlier this month after learning improvements including a dump station and potable water were necessary to get a permit to operate a campground from the state Health Department.

Skjermo has never been permitted.

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