Epic Guide to Dunewood Campground in Indiana Dunes National Park including video, campsite photos, and all the info you need to plan a great camping trip.
Dunewood Campground - Indiana Dunes National Park
Dunewood Campground in Indiana Dunes National Park is gorgeous! There is a ton of tree cover that provides shade and space between campsites.
We were really impressed with how gorgeous the campground is and how it feels like you are far away from a city.
Yet just down the road is a convenience store and tons of easy to reach restaurants if you don't feel like cooking over the campfire.
Number of Sites: 66 (53 conventional drive-in sites and 13 walk/carry-in sites)
Location in the park: Lake View Beach on Lake Michigan is located 1.5 miles north of the campground.
Campsite Cost: $25
Senior/Access Camping Fee: $12.50
Park Entrance Fee: $25 for a 7 day park pass
Planning a National Park vacation? America the Beautiful/National Park Pass covers entrance fees for an entire year to all US National Park Sites and over 2,000 Federal Recreation Fee Sites.
The park pass covers everyone in the car for per vehicle sites and for up to 4 adults for per-person sites.
Buy on REI.com and REI will donate 10% of pass proceeds to the National Forest Foundation, National Park Foundation and the U.S. Endowment for Forestry & Communities.
Reservations: Yes, All reservations are handled on Recreation.gov
Campground Address: Golf Wood Road, Beverly Shores, IN 46360
Latitude/Longitude: 41.6709° N, 86.9829° W
Accessible Sites: Four sites are wheelchair accessible (numbers 15, 30, 41 and 55)
Pets Allowed: Pets must be attended and on a leash of 6 foot or less.
Are campground Reservations Available? Yes, on a 6 month rolling basis.
Phone Number? 877-444-6777
How Far Ahead can you make a reservation? 6 months
Sites are reservable beginning on November 15 for the following camping season.
First Come, First Served?
Dunewood Campground Amenities
Dump Station: Yes, seasonal
Bear Boxes: No
Flush Toilets: Yes, seasonal
Showers: Yes, hot and cold, seasonal
Is wifi available? No
Is cellular Phone Service Available? Yes
Is camp host available on site? Yes
Is firewood available for purchase? No, A gas station / convenience store is located ¼ mile north of the campground at the intersection of U.S. Highway 12 and Broadway Avenue.
Amenities at each campsite:
Fire pit in the site? Yes
Picnic Table in the site? Yes
Potable Water? Yes
RV Camping at Dunewood Campground
RV Length: RV length is site specific. Make sure to check when making a reservation.
Hookups: There are no electric or water hookups in the campground
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How to get to Dunewood Campground
From I-94 Depart I-94 at exit 26B, take ramp right and follow signs for IN-49 North 1.0 mi Keep left to stay on IN-49 / N State Road 49 0.8 mi
Take ramp left 338 ft Turn sharp right onto US-12 E / W Dunes Hwy 4.7 mi Turn right onto Broadway at gas station on the corner 322 ft .
Turn left onto Golf Wood Rd
Important Dates for Dunewood Campground
The maximum number of people in a campsite: 8
The number of cars per campsite: 2
Checkout time: 12 pm
Quiet Hours: 10 pm to 6 am
Stay Limit: 14 days in a 30-day period
Dunewood Campground Map
Photos of Dunewood Campground
- Sites 1-54 are conventional drive-in sites for RVs and/or tents. RV length is limited in some sites.
- Sites 55-67 are for tent camping only.
Lodging near Indiana Dunes National Park
Best Western Indian Oak - Consider a stay at Best Western Indian Oak and take advantage of laundry facilities, a fireplace in the lobby, and a bar. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna or the steam room. Stay connected with free Wi-Fi in public areas, with speed of 25+ Mbps, and guests can find other amenities such as a 24-hour gym and a 24-hour business center
Comfort Inn & Suites Porter - Consider a stay at Comfort Inn & Suites Porter near Indiana Dunes and take advantage of laundry facilities, a gym, and a 24-hour business center. For some rest and relaxation, visit the hot tub. Stay connected with free in-room Wi-Fi.
Waterbird Lakeside Inn - Waterbird Lakeside Inn provides laundry facilities and more. Guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi. All guestrooms at Waterbird Lakeside Inn have comforts such as air conditioning, as well as amenities like free Wi-Fi. Guest reviews say good things about the clean, spacious rooms at the property.
Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Portage, IN - At Country Inn & Suites by Radisson, Portage, IN, you can look forward to a free breakfast buffet, a terrace, and a library. In addition to laundry facilities and a fireplace in the lobby, guests can connect to free in-room Wi-Fi.
Hilton Garden Inn Chesterton - Take advantage of a grocery/convenience store, a terrace, and dry cleaning/laundry services at Hilton Garden Inn Chesterton. For some rest and relaxation, visit the sauna or the hot tub. Be sure to enjoy a meal at Great American Grill, the onsite family restaurant. Stay connected with in-room Wi-Fi (surcharge), with speed of 25+ Mbps, and guests can find other amenities such as a fireplace in the lobby and a 24-hour gym.
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Additional National Park Resources
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