• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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  • Mount Baldy Area Temporarily Closed

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

Online Games

Web Ranger Challenge activity designed for the middle school level

Take the challenge to see if you can complete this activity while you learn more about the dunes.

 

Water Safety Challenge/Game

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.

Did You Know?

a sea of tall grasses and catails in a marsh setting and trees in the background

Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.