• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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?

Close-up of flames burning a prairie

Without fire, there could be no prairie at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Non-prairie plant species would crowd out native prairie grasses. These rare grasslands are maintained through periodic controlled burns.