• 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 July

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  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, July 2, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, July 3, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, July 4, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, July 4, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, July 5, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, July 5, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, July 5, 2014

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

  • Fort Building Contest #2 Celebrate Independence Day

    Saturday, July 5, 2014

    Form a family or small group team and build a patriotic fort in the Nature Play Zone. More

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, July 6, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, July 6, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, July 6, 2014

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

  • Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, July 6, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, July 7, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, July 7, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, July 8, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, July 10, 2014

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

  • Firefly Walk

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    Join a ranger and view the spectacular summer firefly show. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, July 11, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, July 11, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, July 11, 2014

    Explore the national lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike. More

  • Chellberg Farm Open House

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Tour the Chellberg Farm House. More

  • Junior Wildland Firefighter Program

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

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

  • Kayak Fishing with a Ranger

    Saturday, July 12, 2014

    Join a ranger to chase some of those elusive skamania in a Kayak. More

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

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

  • Pinhook Bog Open House

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

    Take an hour long self-guided hike into Indiana's only quaking bog. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

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

  • Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, July 13, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, July 14, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, July 14, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, July 15, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, July 16, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, July 17, 2014

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

  • Music Heritage Series

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Join the Save the Tunes Council and share in the celebration of old time music. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, July 18, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, July 18, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, July 18, 2014

    Explore the national lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike. More

  • Chellberg Farm Open House

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Tour the Chellberg Farm House. More

  • Duneland Heritage

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

    Join a ranger for a Chellberg Farm Open House. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, July 19, 2014

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

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

  • Pinhook Bog Open House

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

    Take an hour long self-guided hike into Indiana's only quaking bog. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

  • Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, July 20, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, July 21, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, July 21, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, July 23, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, July 24, 2014

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

  • Firefly Walk

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Join a ranger and view the spectacular summer firefly show. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, July 25, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, July 25, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, July 25, 2014

    Explore the national lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike. More

  • Chellberg Farm Open House

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

    Tour the Chellberg Farm House. More

  • Junior Wildland Firefighter Program

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, July 26, 2014

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

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

  • Pinhook Bog Open House

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

    Take an hour long self-guided hike into Indiana's only quaking bog. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

  • Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, July 27, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, July 28, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Monday, July 28, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Tuesday, July 29, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Wednesday, July 30, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Thursday, July 31, 2014

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

  • Central Beach Sunset Hike

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Enjoy a Sunset Stroll with a ranger at the Central Beach Area. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, August 1, 2014

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

  • Every Day is Family Day at the Douglas Center

    Friday, August 1, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, August 1, 2014

    Explore the national lakeshore's exceptional diversity of life on a special ranger-led hike. More

 

Did You Know?

picture of a 2 story red brick farm house

Chellberg Farm is the site of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's annual Maple Sugar Time Festival held the first two weekends of March. More...