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Guided Hikes offered at National Park’s Miller Woods

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Date: December 11, 2021

Join a ranger for a hike through Indiana Dunes National Park’s exceptional Miller Woods on Sundays, December 12, and 19, from 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm, starting from Paul H. Douglas Center. The hike follows the Paul H. Douglas Trail and is spectacular in its varied habitats including globally rare black oak savanna, interdunal pannes, wetlands, and towering sand dunes that offer incredible views of Lake Michigan and Chicago. The moderately difficult hike is 3.5 miles long with a stop at the lakefront. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water. 
 
The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national park at 100 North Lake Street in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/indu.  


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Indiana Dunes National Park is one of 423 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: December 11, 2021

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