Children's Program at Nature Play Zone in National Lakeshore

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Date: November 1, 2017

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Kids of all ages are invited to celebrate and play in the outdoors at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Saturday, November 4, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. The program will include building forts, hiking in Miller Woods, doing a free craft activity, and feeding our resident fish, turtles, snakes, toads, and frogs. Parents can watch their children’s creativity blossom during these relaxing two hours. Rangers will lead the programs and there is no need to pre-register.
The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12 in the Miller neighborhood of Gary. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at and our Facebook page at
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.

Last updated: November 1, 2017

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