Virtual Learning and Activities

Pale blue lupine flowers bloom among rich green plant life on the sandy ridges of Miller Woods.
Park Explorers

Use these pages to help explore specific areas or trails of Indiana Dunes National Park.

Shelf ice along a sandy beach with a dune cliff covered in marram grass in the foreground
Climate Change Curriculum

Middle school lesson plans highlighting local climate change and its effects.

An aluminium bucket hangs off a metal spile that had been inserted onto the side of a maple tree.
Sweet Signs of Spring

A mathematics activity intended for Grades 4-6 that highlights how sap is transformed into maple syrup.

Underwater view of a bighead carp inside a tank
Invasive Carp Design Challenge

Design your own barrier to block invasive carp species from entering Lake Michigan!

Ringed billed gulls in flight
Follow the Birdie

Beginning birdwatchers can use this page to get their feet wet on what's to love, learn, and discover about their backyard birds.

Story Maps

Explore Indiana Dunes National Park interactively with our StoryMaps. You'll be able to gain an in-depth feel of each featured location.

Historic black and white photograph of a man hanging from a bi-wing glider as he glides from a dune.
Octave Chanute: Patron Saint of Flight

Learn about the early history of flight in North America at the Indiana Dunes with this online, classroom version of the documentary.

History of Science: Plant Succession
History of Science: Plant Succession

Watch a video and answer corresponding questions that highlight Indiana Dunes' role in the history of ecology.

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Last updated: October 29, 2021

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Contact Info

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304


219 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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