Be A Junior Ranger
In addition to the larger Junior Ranger Discovery Guide, Indiana Dunes has smaller Junior Ranger Activity booklets for families enjoying events just for the day. You can pick up one of these smaller booklets at the event or at the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center (DBMVC). These booklets include:
Did You Know?
Without fire, there could be no prairie at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Non-prairie plant species would crowd out native prairie grasses. These rare grasslands are maintained through periodic controlled burns.