For Kids

Kids, you can enjoy the dunes in many ways whether you are at home, in school, or at the park.

At the Park

At Home or School

Things to know before you come to the park

  • Check out the directions section for maps and parking area hours.
  • Read our pets page before bringing your pet to the park.
  • Discover what poison ivy looks like.
  • Leave your snow/sand/boogy boards at home; the park has a no sledding rule.

Support your park.

Donate to the Indiana Dunes National Park. Donations will be used to fund maintenance projects and enhance activities at the park.

Last updated: April 9, 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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