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INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Join a ranger at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Sunday, June 11, 18, and 25, from 10:00 am to 11:30 am for a hike to the top of famous Mount Baldy. Even though the area is closed for general public access, this ranger-led tour allows visitors to experience the beauty and spectacular views from the tallest dune in the national lakeshore.
The hikes start at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, which is located at 1215 North State Road 49 in Porter, about one mile north of Interstate 94. After a brief introduction, participants will drive their own cars to Mount Baldy for a ranger-led hike to top of the dune.
The tours are free, but reservations are required and spaces are limited. Call 219-395-1882 to make reservations and to find out more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Also, please check out our website at www.nps.gov/indu and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/
The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is one of 417 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. Up to 2 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.