• 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.

Alcohol Policy

All National Park Service (NPS) Buildings
All NPS buildings are closed to the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages, except during public assemblies and meetings when authorized by the Superintendent (excluding active reservation of use properties and NPS dormitory facilities).

West Beach
The West Beach Unit is closed to the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages. The West Beach Unit is defined as the area from County Line Road, east to the NPS boundary on the west side of Ogden Dunes and from the waters of Lake Michigan, south to Highway 12 (excluding active reservation of use properties).

Porter Beach Unit
The Porter Beach unit is closed to the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages. The Porter Beach unit is defined as the area west from the State Park boundary to Wabash Street and from the waters of Lake Michigan south to Roskin Road (excluding active reservation of use properties).

Dunewood Campground
The Dunewood Campground, associated public restrooms and shower facilities, registration building, outside theater, and adjoining hiking trails is closed to the possession and/or consumption of alcoholic beverages.

Did You Know?

A view looking across water of a large sand dune mostly bare with some grass

At 126 feet high and moving inward at an average rate of four feet per year, Mt. Baldy is the largest moving dune within Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.