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Pinhook Bog Open House Every Saturday at the National Park

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Date: June 2, 2023

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Take a self-guided hike into the amazing Pinhook Bog every Saturday in June from 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. Rangers and volunteers will be stationed along the trail to help you understand this unique remnant of the last ice age that is filled with interesting plant life, like carnivorous insect-eating plants and orchids.  Allow one hour to walk the trail and tour the quaking bog. Please arrive before 4:00 pm to allow enough time to complete the tour. Dogs are not permitted inside the bog.  

The Pinhook Bog parking lot is located at 920 North Wozniak Road in Michigan City. The GPS coordinates are 41.621214, -86.850227 (Decimal Degrees). For more information on this and other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park, call 219-395-1882, visit our website, download the official National Park Service app, or view our Facebook page.   

Indiana Dunes National Park has an entrance fee of $25 per car for a 1–7-day pass. A $45 annual pass for the national park is also available. Please purchase passes or pay the entrance fee at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, Paul H. Douglas Center, West Beach Entrance Station (after April 1st) or at Veterans/Military/Gold Star Family, Access, and 4th Grade passes are available for free. For more information on national park passes go to 

Last updated: June 2, 2023

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