• 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 September

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  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

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

  • Music Heritage Series

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, September 19, 2014

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

  • Campground Program

    Saturday, September 20, 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

  • Our Duneland Heritage: Apple Program at National Lakeshore’s Chellberg Farm

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

    Celebrate this season of apples through traditional craft and farming demonstrations at the historic Chellberg Farm. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, September 20, 2014

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

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

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

  • Upland Trail at Pinhook Hike at National Lakeshore

    Sunday, September 21, 2014

    While many people are familiar with Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s Pinhook Bog, very few have hiked the upland trail at Pinhook that features the massive trees of a mature Beech/Maple forest. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, September 22, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, September 23, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, September 24, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Thursday, September 25, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Friday, September 26, 2014

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

  • Rangers Choice Hike

    Friday, September 26, 2014

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

  • Pinhook Bog Open House

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • Park in Focus

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

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

  • National Public Lands Day

    Saturday, September 27, 2014

    National Public Lands Day is the nation’s largest, hands-on volunteer effort to improve America’s public lands. More

  • Kids Rule!

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

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

  • Fall Colors Hike

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

    Join a ranger for a fall colors hike on the Dune Ridge Trail. More

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Sunday, September 28, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Monday, September 29, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Tuesday, September 30, 2014

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

  • Junior Ranger Program

    Wednesday, October 1, 2014

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

 

Did You Know?

A clump of trees surrounded by marsh land

Cowles Bog at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore contains the only remaining wild stand of northern white cedar in Indiana.