• Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Indiana Dunes

    National Lakeshore Indiana

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Maps

Visitor Maps

As you learn about the national lakeshore we hope you find this map collection helpful.

To print the complete set of four national lakeshore maps, you may use standard 8 1/2" x 11" paper. Print maps in the landscape position and make sure it is checked to "fit to page". Visitors Map PDF may also be printed on 11" x 17" paper, in landscape position.

Park Vegetation Maps

The national lakeshore has more recently developed a small set of maps that shows the general park boundaries with associated units labeled. Also, there are maps available which show vegetation coverage for the east and west units.

 

Parking Area's Chart

Select the park facility that you would like more information about. Available information includes: driving directions, map, open hours, trail map (if available), and special features about that area.

 
Park Facility Trail Name GPS
Lat/Long
Coordinates
Street Address
Road Intersections

Bailly/Chellberg
Visitor Center

Bailly, Chellberg, Little Calumet River Trail N 41 37.483
W 87 05.323

U.S. Highway 20
& Mineral Springs Road,
Porter, IN 46304

Central Avenue Access Point

.. N 41 42.086
W 86 56.918

Central Ave & Valley Ave,
Michigan City, IN 46360

Cowles Bog-Dunes Acres
(North lot)

Cowles Bog Trail N 41 38.696
W 87 05.191
N. Mineral Springs Road,
Chesterton, IN 46304

Cowles Bog-Greenbelt
(South lot)

Cowles Bog Trail,
Calumet Bike Trail
N 41 38.214
W 87 05.214
N. Mineral Springs Road,
Chesterton, IN 46304
Calumet Dunes Trail Calumet Dunes Trail,
Glenwood Dune Trail,
Dunewood Trace,
Calumet Bike Trail
N 41 39.717
W 87 00.600
U.S. Highway 12 & Kemil Road,
Chesterton, IN 46304

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center


N 41.6336
W 87.0544
1215 N. Indiana 49,
Porter, IN 46304

Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education

Miller Woods Trail N 41 36.366
W 87 16.073
20 N. Lake Street,
Gary, IN 46403

Dunbar Access Point


N 41 40.992
W 87 00.174

Dunbar Ave & Lake Front Dr,
Beverly Shores, IN 46301

Dunewood Campground Dunewood Trace
N 41 40.323
W 86 59.035

U.S. Highway 12 & Broadway,
Michigan City, IN 46360

Great Marsh Great Marsh Trail

N 41.674756
W 86.986786

500 South Broadway,
Beverly Shores, IN 46301
Heron Rookery River Trail N 41 37.629
W 86 57.134

N. County Road 600 E.,
Michigan City, IN 46360
(mapquest-Heron Rookery)

Tolleston Dunes

Tolleston Dunes Trail

N 41 36.930
W 87 11.564

Hillcrest Road & Dunes Highway,
Portage, IN 46368

Kemil Road Access Point

Dune Ridge Trail N 41 40.663
W 87 00.577

(mapquest-Kemil Beach,
Michigan City)

Lake View . N 41 41.185
W 86 59.737

NW corner of Lake Front Drive
& Broadway Street,
Beverly Shores, IN 46301

Glenwood Dunes Trail System
(Horse trail)
Glenwood Dunes Trail System N 41 38.917
W 87 00.896

NW corner of Brummitt Road
& U.S. Highway 20,
Chesterton, IN 46304

Mount Baldy
(Temporarily Closed)

Mount Baldy Trail
(Temporarily Closed)
N 41 42.376
W 86 55.824

U.S. Highway 12,
Michigan City, IN 46360

Park Headquarters Complex . N 41 37.849
W 87 05.253

1100 N. Mineral Springs,
Porter (Chesterton), IN 46304

Pinhook Bog Pinhook Bog Trail,
Upland Trail

N 41.621147
W -86.850448

856-902 N Wozniak Rd,
Michigan City, IN 46360
Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk . N 41 37.862
W 87 10.696

Southwest corner of Burns Waterway and Lake Michigan,
Portage, IN 46383

Porter Access Point

.. N 41 39.561
W 87 04.151

Wabash Ave & Duneland Dr,
Porter (Chesterton), IN 46304

West Beach Long Lake Trail,
Succession Trail,
Marquette Bike Trail
N 41 36.884
W 87 13.204
N County Line Road,
Portage, IN 46368

Did You Know?

a sea of tall grasses and catails in a marsh setting and trees in the background

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.