Dunes Campsite Reservations Start Wednesday

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PORTER, Ind. (AP) — Indiana Dunes National Park says visitors can reserve campsites, beginning Wednesday.

In past years, all 66 sites at Dunewood campground were available on a first-come, first-served, basis.

Under the new system, 34 sites can be reserved up to six months in advance. The remaining 32 sites will remain first-come, first-served. The price is $25 per night.

The campground is open April through October. An online reservation system at www.recreation.gov goes live at 9 a.m. CDT Wednesday. For more information, contact the park’s information desk at (219) 395-1882 or visit its website at www.nps.gov/indu .

The park covers 15,000 acres along the southern shore of Lake Michigan in northwestern Indiana.