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Join a ranger for a birding-themed bike ride from Indiana Dunes National Park’s West Beach to Miller Woods on Saturday, June 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm. Bring your bike and we will provide the binoculars and take you to some fun spots to see birds and enjoy a morning bike ride. Get your exercise and learn some basic birding techniques.
West Beach is located at 376 North County Line Road in Portage. For more information on this and other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park you can call 219-395-1882. Please visit our website at www.nps.gov/indu, download the official National Park Service app, or view our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/IndianaDunesNPS.
The national park’s new entrance fee went into effect as of March 31, 2022. The fee is $25 per car for a 1–7-day pass. A $45 annual pass for the Indiana Dunes National Park is also available. Holders of the following federal passes will not pay an entrance fee: Annual, Senior, Veterans/Military/Gold Star Family, 4th Grade, Access (disability), and the Volunteer Passes. For more information on other national park passes and details about the new fee, go to www.nps.gov/indu. Please purchase passes or pay entrance fees at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center or at www.recreation.gov/sitepass/indu. When parking, display pass or receipt on the rearview mirror or dashboard.
The Indiana Dunes National Park is one of more than 400 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Over 3 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.
Last updated: June 9, 2022