• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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  • Mount Baldy Area is Closed

    The Mount Baldy area is closed due to hazardous conditions until further notice.

Park Fun

Join Maria and become an Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Web Ranger. Discover things about the Indiana Dunes, Lake Michigan, plants, animals, and people on your way to becoming a Web Ranger. Earn a certificate.

Take the Web Ranger Challenge

 
Play this interactive learning game about water safety and how sandbars affect water depths along Indiana's Lake Michigan beaches. Discover some ways to protect yourself and others during a beach visit. This is an excellent activity to prepare for a visit to the beach.

Kids and adults take the Water Safety Challenge with DERF.

Did You Know?

A 3 story round house stacked like a cake with windows all around it taken in 1933

“Century of Progress” homes at the 1933-1934 Chicago World’s Fair showcased innovative building materials and designs. In 1935, developer Robert Bartlett moved five of these houses to Beverly Shores. These homes are being restored.