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Old 08-02-2012, 11:07 PM   #11
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We just got home from two weeks in Cimmaron Canyon State Park, New Mexico. Now we are trying to plan a trip for next summer. We have never been to Yellowstone, and now that the kids are bigger we are planning on going there and the Tetons. We live in the DFW area. I know we need to plan on at least 2 days up and 2 days back travel time. We like to stay in state park/national forest campgrounds for the lower cost. We don't mind primitive camping as long as water is close by. Any suggestions on where to stop going up or coming home? Also any suggestions on where to camp once we get to Yellowstone or the Tetons. There will be 3 or 4 RV's in our travel group and we would like to stay close together. Any help would be appreciated, Thanks.

Two days from Dallas Ft Worth to Yellowstone is around 700 miles/day!

We have driven US 287 from DFW to I-70 near Denver. Mostly four lane divided in Texas and then two lane.

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Old 08-02-2012, 11:09 PM   #12
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Grizzly is a great campground - well worth the money!

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Old 08-03-2012, 08:33 AM   #13
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Lots of good info folks, thanks. Keep it coming.
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Old 08-03-2012, 09:12 AM   #14
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Grizzly has the cleaness restrooms i have ever seen.
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Old 08-03-2012, 10:35 AM   #15
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we went in 2002 so my info is old. we stayed at cody because of the cost; problem is that u are still a long way from yellowstone.
jackson hole is expensive and abt the same distance (as cody) but u go thru the titons to get to yellestone (very scenic).

ok, it took us 3 days to get up there from ne la. KC was first stop. we could probably have made it to rapid city the second day but it was late and we stoped east of there (murdo comes to mind...there is a car on a pedistle there and a car musium).
we liked mitchel (corn palace) and got a free glass of ice water at wall. south dekota was out favorite. (Custer St park, hot springs, mt rushmore, and crazy horse). yellowstone was a little disapointing after that...but still worth the trip.

a must see at yellowstone is beartooth pass that goes into the NE entrance of yellowstone. that made the trip for us (don't pull thru there, it has some tight curves). the road is US 212.

we also made a trip across US 2 thru ND to glacier. my advice, if u get off the interstate, fill up when u get a chance. on 2, the stations (for diesel) were few and far between. interstates aren't a problem.
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Old 08-30-2012, 06:08 PM   #16
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I'll 2nd Grizzly, great place, and outside of Jackson Hole there are a few that are Great, resinable in price.. Verginian is Good but at $70 a Night it get pricy.. Do your homework and you could find great deals from online


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