National Trails Day at National Lakeshore

Celebrate National Trails Day at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s West Beach on Saturday, June 3 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm.

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News Release Date: May 26, 2017

Celebrate National Trails Day at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore’s West Beach on Saturday, June 3 from 8:00 am to 2:00 pm. Join park and REI staff in activities that include an REI-sponsored 5K trail run, hiking the trails at West Beach, helping with trail clean-up activities, and learning about backpacking for fitness. The 5k trail run same-day registration will begin at 8:00 am with the race starting at 9:00 am. Pre-registration and additional details about the 5k can be found at https://www.rei.com/events/rei-trail-run-series-indiana-dunes-national-lakeshore/gary/168754.
 
A yoga class will be held near the finish line after the race to begin the recovery process. Backpacking for fitness classes will be held at 10:00 am and 11:00 am and a stewardship program will begin at 10:00 am. Guided hikes of the Dunes Succession Trail will start at 9:30 am10:30 am, and 11:30am.
 
West Beach is located at 376 North County Line Road in Portage. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at www.nps.gov/indu and our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/IndianaDunesNL.
 



Last updated: May 26, 2017

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