College Park is located very conveniently where I95 meets I495 (“The Beltway”) on the north side of Washington, DC. For those wishing to visit our nation’s capital city the Cherry Hill Park campground provides a close by place to call home. Directly from the park you can take a city bus to the nearest Metro station. Our purpose for stopping here was primarily to visit Valerie’s sisters. Cyndie lives in Germantown, MD, and Jenni lives in Arlington, VA.
Carlsbad Caverns has a large natural opening so it was just a matter of time before someone entered and explored the caves within. In this case it was James White in 1898 at 16 years old. He made numerous trips into the caves to explore and for many years he was the only person who knew his way around.