• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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  • Mount Baldy Area is Closed

    The Mount Baldy area is closed due to hazardous conditions until further notice.

Plan Your Visit

Enjoy the national lakeshore every season of the year.
  • Walk along the beach.
  • Explore the moraines left behind by the Wisconsin glacier.
  • Discover the wonders of Pinhook Bog with a ranger.
  • Learn about the Chellberg Family, an early 20th century immigrant family.
  • Stroll along the Little Calumet River.
  • See the Heron Rookery wildflowers.
  • Walk through the tall grasses of Mnoké Prairie.

Remember to download the Singing Sands Summer 2014 Newspaper to keep up with park news, saftey messages, activities and volunteer opportunities.


Plan your visit with these three easy steps:


Did You Know?

two horses pulling a machine use to rake hay with a farmer riding on the rake

In 1972, Chellberg Farm became part of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. In the mid-1800s many Swedes settled in Porter County. Three generations of Chellbergs farmed this land.