It takes a concerted effort to reach the Gates of Lodore Campground in Dinosaur National Monument, but the payoff is a peaceful, historic setting with a river out your tent or RV door for evading summer's heat.
Deciding where to pitch your tent or park your RV in Theodore Roosevelt National Park is pretty straightforward: If you're in the South Unit, you head for Cottonwood Campground. In the North Unit, the Juniper Campground is your destination.
Our nation's capital is a popular destination for both business and pleasure, but the cost of lodging is a concern for many travelers these days. Many visitors aren't aware that the NPS has an attractive campground just 13 miles from the White House in Greenbelt Park.