Rules for Prospecting & Camping at Barkus Park Campground near Pewano, MI
Remember this is a fun recreational hobby. The chapter and its members are representatives of the GPAA at all times and let's make a good effort to promote the hobby in a positive way. Thank you and may your pan always have gold in it.
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CARETAKERS ARE: Robert & Brenda Hardy
                                  8800 Wager Rd.
                                  Lyons, MI 48851
CONTACT NUMBERS: Robert - (517) 648-7296
                                     Brenda - (517) 648-7300

BARKUS PARK CAMPGROUND IS A PAY PER DIG PROSPECTING PROPERTY. BARKUS PARK CAMPGROUND IS NOT A GPAA PROPERTY IT IS A PRIVATELY OWNED PROPERTY

FEES ARE AS FOLLOWS:
PROSPECTING FEE $10.00 PER PROSPECTOR PER DAY  (NON PROSPECTING FRIENDS/ FAMILY MEMBERS NOT CHARGED FOR)
OVERNIGHT CAMPING FEE $15.00 PER UNIT/FAMILY ( PRIMITIVE ONLY, PRIMITIVE OUTHOUSE ON PROPERTY)   LIMITED ELECTRIC HOOK UPS AVAILABLE (USE AT OWN RISK) PLEASE CHECK CONNECTIONS BEFORE CONNECTING TO POWER
ROBERT HAS CAMPFIRE WOOD AVAILABLE $5.OO PER WHEELBARROW FULL
FEES WILL BE USED TO MAINTAIN PROPERTY, NOT AS PROFIT, DONATIONS GRATIOUSLY ACCEPTED ALSO

PLEASE CONTACT CARETAKERS EITHER BEFORE DRIVING TO CAMPGROUND OR DIRECTLY AFTER ARRIVING. THE CARETAKERS ARE LIVING AT THE HOUSE ON PROPERTY, IF NO ONE IS AVAILABLE UPON YOUR ARRIVAL PLEASE LEAVE A NOTE FOR THE CARETAKERS SO THEY KNOW SOMEONE IS ON THE PROPERTY.

NO DIGGING IN THE BANKS, MAINTAIN 2 FT FROM WATERS EDGE
PROSPECTING WITHIN RIVERBANKS ONLY, NO CURRENT HIGHBANKING PONDS
ALL ARTIFACTS FOUND SHOULD BE SHOWN TO CARETAKERS
PLEASE MAINTAIN CLEANLINESS OF GROUNDS
ALL VIOLATERS WILL BE ASKED TO LEAVE AND NOT ALLOWED ACCESS TO PROPERTY
IF 1ST DRIVE IS CLOSED PLEASE USE 2ND DRIVE

ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS PLEASE CONTACT CARETAKERS OR CHAPTER OFFICERS