• 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.

Park Newspaper - The Singing Sands

The Singing Sands, Summer 2014, Vol. 35 No. 1 - 4.25 MB pdf

  • Summer Lovin' Article - page 1 -.98mb pdf
  • Program Listings - page 2-3 - 177kb pdf
  • Park Updates - page 4 - 585kb pdf
  • Mount Baldy Investigation - page 5 - 560kb pdf
  • Park Safety Tips - page 6 - 144kb pdf
  • Top Visitor Questions - page 7 - 230kb pdf
  • Park Map - page 8 - 1.7mb pdf

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.