Sand and Solitude

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore hugs 15 miles of the southern shore of Lake Michigan and has much to offer. Whether you enjoy scouting for rare species of birds or flying kites on the sandy beach, the national lakeshore's 15,000 acres will continually enchant you.  Hikers will enjoy 50 miles of trails over rugged dunes, mysterious wetlands, sunny prairies, meandering rivers and peaceful forests.

Native Plant Talks

Native Plant Talks

Discover the importance of native plants with experts Steve Sass and Nathanael Pilla at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center.

Green Gary

Earth Day Celebration

Celebrate Earth Day at this family-oriented event. Hikes, exhibits and interactive displays for everyone. Live bird presentations.

Winter Activities at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Have Fun in the Snow

Hiking, cross-country skiing and snowshoeing are popular in the wintertime. Learn more...

Singing Sands Newspaper

Singing Sands Newspaper

Singing Sands Newspaper

Indiana Dunes NL Events Calendar

Events Calendar

Upcoming special events and activities

Learn About the Park

Learn About the Park

Explore a new world of possibilities in learning about Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

1100 N. Mineral Springs Road
Porter, IN 46304

Phone:

(219) 395-1882

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