Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center

NPS Collection

 

Facility Hours

  • Open daily, except for for Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
  • 8:00 am to 6:00 pm, from the Friday of Memorial Day weekend through the Monday of Labor Day weekend.
  • 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, for remainder of the year.

Street Address
1215 North State Road 49
Porter, IN 46304
(219) 395-1882

GPS Coordinates
41.633349, -87.053762 (Decimal Degrees)


 

Visitor Activities

  • 100-vehicle parking lot including bus & RV parking spaces.
  • Displays showing information about Indiana Dunes National Park, Porter County, and Indiana Dunes State Park.
  • View artist exhibits.
  • Enjoy the Activity Room.
  • Watch two short orientation videos.
  • Shop in the Eastern National bookstore.
  • Pick up brochures about Indiana Dunes National Park, Porter County, and Indiana Dunes State Park.

The Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes Tourism share this visitor center.

Consider visiting the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education for the park film, trail maps, NPS passport stamps or any questions!

Last updated: January 13, 2020

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 North Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304

Phone:

(219) 395-1882
Indiana Dunes Visitor Center phone number.

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