• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Schedule Of Events

Our Ranger Guided Activities schedule now has a new look that started September 2006. Paper copies will be available at the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center.
 

Are you a teacher, group leader, or a tour leader looking for a program for your group? Check out our Plan Your Visit For Teachers page for a list of programs and how to schedule one.

 

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Events Upcoming for August

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  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, August 19, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, August 20, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, August 21, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, August 22, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Chellberg Farm Open House

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Tour the Chellberg Farm House. More

  • Junior Wildland Firefighter Program

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Meet the park's fire crew and learn about there jobs and equipment. More

  • Campground Program

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Join a ranger around the campfire and learn about the diversity of park resources and how fire plays an important part in keeping the park healthy. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, August 23, 2014

    Park Staff will host special programs focusing on park resources and hot topics. More

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Join a ranger in the Visitor Center's activity room for stories and fun kid's activities. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, August 24, 2014

    Take an afternoon ranger-led stroll through Miller Woods. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, August 25, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, August 26, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, August 27, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, August 28, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, August 29, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Campground Program

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Join a ranger around the campfire and learn about the diversity of park resources and how fire plays an important part in keeping the park healthy. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, August 30, 2014

    Park Staff will host special programs focusing on park resources and hot topics. More

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Join a ranger in the Visitor Center's activity room for stories and fun kid's activities. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, August 31, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Learn about the national lakeshore while enjoying fun, self-guided activities. More

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, September 1, 2014

    Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center. More

 

Did You Know?

Close-up of flames burning a prairie

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.