Tremont Picnic Area at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Getting Here
Tremont Parking Lot
25 East U.S. Highway 12, Chesterton, IN 46304
GPS Coordinates
41.648509, -87.049308 (Decimal Degrees)

Directions
The picnic shelters are located on the north side U.S. Highway 12, approximately 1/2 mile east of State Road 49 and the Dune Park South Shore train station. There are two entrances that are 50 yards apart.

Need to Know
  • Open seaonally from mid-April through mid-November.
  • 7 a.m. to 30 minutes past sunset.
  • Free (no access fee).
  • Wheelchair accessible.
  • Pets are permitted on a leash (6' or less).
  • Seasonal restrooms and potable water from mid-April through mid-November.
  • Covered picnic shelters.
  • First come, first served. No advance reservations.
  • Alcohol is permitted when used responsibly.
  • Cooking fires are permitted in the provided grills or an approved carry-in grill.An approved grill is a noncombustible container with an enclosed bottom and enclosed sides with a minimum depth of 2 inches.Charcoal must be cooled and safely disposed of in a noncombustible container or removed from the area.
  • Ample parking.
  • Information board.

Visitor Activities

  • Picnics.
  • Take a break from driving.

 

Last updated: November 14, 2016

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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