• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Great Marsh

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Park Facility Trail Map Latitude Longitude Street Address
Great Marsh Great Marsh

N 41.674756

W 86.986786

500 South Broadway, Beverly Shores, IN 46301

Visitor Activities:

  • Hike to the Great Marsh overlook
  • Birding on the overlook
  • Hike the trail year-round


  • Area opens at sunrise and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily
  • Parking for cars

Driving Directions:

  1. Starting at Interstate 94 and Indiana 49, go north about 3 miles to U.S. Highway 12.
  2. Exit to U.S. Highway 12 (exit is on the left).
  3. Turn right (east) and go 5 miles on U.S. 12 to the stop light at Broadway.
  4. Turn left (north) and go till the road ends.
  5. Turn left on Lake Front Drive, then park on the left facing the lake.
Great Marsh Directions map

Did You Know?

several plants with lush green growth with very noticable light purple flowers on them

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has more than 1,135 native plant species distributed over six plant communities. Among all the national parks in the United States, it ranks seventh in plant diversity. This is an amazing feat for 15,000+ acres.