Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center
The national lakeshore, Indiana Dunes State Park, and Porter County Convention, Recreation, and Visitor Commission share this visitor center.
The center is located on Highway 49 between Highways U.S. 20 and Interstate 94. Watch for signs
From south Highway 49 & Interstate 94
From the North
Did You Know?
Cowles Bog is not a true bog but rather a fen because it has an underground water source. This water source has contact with limestone bedrock, making the fen’s water slightly alkaline. Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is restoring a portion of this fen.