Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you. Hikers will enjoy 50 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers and peaceful forests.
Sand and Solitude
Native Plant Talks
Discover the importance of native plants with experts Steve Sass and Nathanael Pilla at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center.
Earth Day Celebration
Celebrate Earth Day at this family-oriented event. Hikes, exhibits and interactive displays for everyone. Live bird presentations.