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Kemil Road Access Point

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Kemil Road Access Point Dune Ridge Trail 041.40.39N 087.00.35W Kemil Beach, Beverly Shores, Indiana
 
Visitor Activities:
  • Hike and bird watch along the Dunes Ridge Trail.
  • No lifeguards. Swim at your own risk; rip currents and waves can make swimming hazardous.

Facilities:
  • Area opens at 7 a.m. and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily
  • Parking for cars
  • Information board listing current park activities
  • Seasonal Bathrooms (closed between November 15 and April 1)
 
Fun Facts:
  • Smelt Fishing in the spring with permit
  • Pets permitted after Labor Day and before Memorial Day
 
Kemil Map
Driving Directions:
  1. Starting at Interstate 94 and Indiana 49, go north about 3 miles to U.S. Highway 12.
  2. The exit to U.S. Highway 12 is on the left.
  3. Go right (east) 3 miles on U.S. Highway 12 to East State Park Road (also known as Kemil Road).
  4. Turn left (north), go 1 mile. The Kemil Road Access Point will be on the right (east) side of the road.

Did You Know?

A 3 story round house stacked like a cake with windows all around it taken in 1933

“Century of Progress” homes at the 1933-1934 Chicago World’s Fair showcased innovative building materials and designs. In 1935, developer Robert Bartlett moved five of these houses to Beverly Shores. These homes are being restored.