Nature Tots at Indiana Dunes: April 12 & May 10

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Date: April 7, 2017

Bring your pre-school child to the Nature Tots program for fun activities at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education. This program is led by a park ranger and is designed for children ages 2-5. Kids can make a free craft and gather to hear some nature stories. A ranger-led hike and time in the adjacent nature play zone, weather permitting, will be part of the two-hour program. Please pre-register by calling 219-395-1821. The spring dates and times for Nature Tots are April 12 at 10:00 am and May 10 at 10:00 am.
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 section 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: April 7, 2017

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