Friday, February 27, 2009
Bandelier National Monument Reopens Campground
LOS ALAMOS, N.M.- With spring break approaching, officials at Bandelier National Monument are reopening the Juniper campground.
The picnic area, the Tsankawi unit near White Rock, and trails in Frijoles Canyon are open daily from sunrise to sunset.Cost for camping is $12/night with a fifty percent discount for holders of federal senior or federal access passes. Fees are paid at a self-registration kiosk located near the entrance to the campground.
- A restroom with running water is centrally located in each campground loop.
- Each site has a picnic table and a grill.
- There are no electrical hook-ups or showers available.
- Most sites are appropriate for tent, RV, or trailer camping. Several sites can accommodate vehicles as long as 40 feet.
- A dump station is located on the road to the campground and there is a pay telephone at the restroom in Loop A.
- During summer, a campground host is posted at a site between Loops A and B. They have firewood available for sell.
During nine years of shunpiking, (driving the back roads) Marianne Edwards and her husband have found hundreds of free campsites. In response to questions from friends and relatives, who wonder how they can afford to travel as often, as far, and for as long as they do, The Edwards' have written a series of RV travel guidebooks they call The Frugal Shunpiker's Guides
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