Three Outdoor Adventure Festival Activities Rescheduled Due to Weather

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Date: October 6, 2017

Three Outdoor Adventure Festival


Activities Rescheduled Due to Weather

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL LAKESHORE: Due to the threat of thunderstorms during the afternoon and evening on October 7, the National Park Service is rescheduling three events during the park’s Outdoor Adventure Festival to Sunday, October 8.



The events being rescheduled are the Grand Opening Paddle on the East Branch of the Little Calumet River, the David Larson Photography Walk at West Beach, and the Sunset Stroll and Campfire on Kemil Beach. The Little Calumet River paddling event is now scheduled from 1:30 pm – 7:30 pmon Sunday, October 8, with the ribbon-cutting ceremony taking place at 2:15 pm. The location remains the same: Saint Patrick’s Church in Chesterton. The David Larson Photography program has been rescheduled to 4:30 pm on Sunday, October 8, at West Beach. The Sunset Stroll and Campfire on Kemil Beach is now scheduled for Sunday, October 8, at 5:30 pm – 6:45 pm. Meet the ranger at the Kemil Beach parking lot or if you’re late look for the campfire on the beach.




Other events during the three-day Outdoor Adventure Festival remain at their originally scheduled time, but may be rescheduled or cancelled in the event of dangerous weather. For more information on the festival, or on the rescheduled events, call the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center information desk at 219-395-1882 between 8:30 am – 4:30 pm.


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: October 12, 2017

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