Winterfest Programs at National Lakeshore

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Date: January 19, 2017

Come out and celebrate the winter season at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore on Saturday, February 4 and Sunday, February 5. We will be hosting a wide variety of indoor and outdoor activities at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center, the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, and throughout the park.
On Saturday, February 4, activities will include winter crafts for kids, snowshoe hikes, cross-country skiing, Pinhook Bog hike, Chellberg Farm hike, a winter birds hike, shelf ice bus tour, winter survival program, a screening of the documentary North America: Winter at Yellowstone, winter ecology program, and a Dune Ridge Trail sunset hike.
On Sunday, February 5, activities will include winter crafts for kids, snowshoe hike, shelf ice bus tour, Dune Ridge Trail hike, Pinhook Bog hike, winter survival program, a screening of the documentary America’s Best Idea: Kenai Fjords, and a Dune Ridge Trail sunset hike.
For more information on Winterfest 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 Visitor Center is located at 1215 North State Road 49, about one mile north of Interstate 94, in Porter, Indiana. 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.

Last updated: January 19, 2017

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