The 2018 camping
season at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Dunewood Campground starts on
Friday, March 30 and runs through October 31.
This National Park
Service campground features 53 conventional drive-in sites and 12 walk-in
sites. There are no electric hookups, but modern restrooms and showers are
available. All sites are $25.00 per night. Fees are reduced by 50% for
holders of the federal Interagency Senior Access passes. Other amenities
nearby include beach access to Lake Michigan, a gas station, convenience
store, and South Shore Railroad station.
features a self-registration, automated fee machine. This machine will take
credit, debit and pre-paid gift cards, including only Visa, MasterCard and
Discover, and allow self check-in 24 hours a day. Campers can pay for up to
14 days at once. No cash is accepted. Sites are available on a first-come,
To prevent movement
of the Emerald Ash Borer, which kills ash trees, purchase wood from one of
several local sources near the campground rather than bringing it from home.
For information on
Dunewood Campground and its regulations, contact the National Lakeshore’s
information desk at (219) 395-1882 or check the park’s website at