Sand and Solitude

Indiana Dunes National Park 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 park'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.

NPS Earth Day, Green Gary 2019

All Day Activities

Celebrate Earth Day at the Paul H. Douglas Center! Hikes, kayaking, live animals, exhibits, and interactive displays for everyone.

Outdoor Activities

Outdoor Activities

Enjoy the outdoors year-round at Indiana Dunes National Park. Each season offers a chance to experience this unique park in new way.

Plan Your Visit

Plan Your Visit

There is no one-size-fits-all trip to the dunes. Each season offers new and different ways to enjoy the national park.

Geocaching

Geocaching

Join the Fun! Enjoy Geocaching at Indiana Dunes National Park.

Singing Sands Newspaper

Singing Sands Newspaper

Singing Sands Newspaper

Indiana Dunes National Park Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Upcoming special events and activities

Learn About the Park

Learn About the Park

Explore a new world of possibilities in learning about Indiana Dunes National Park.

Last updated: April 1, 2019

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304

Phone:

(219) 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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