Special Event


61: An Exhibit Celebrating the 61st National Park

Indiana Dunes National Park



Location: LAT/LONG: 41.571070, -87.462800

Indiana Visitor Center, 7770 Corinne Dr, Hammond, IN 46323

Repeating Event


Every day


May 30, 2019 to September 21, 2019


8:00 AM


9 hours

Type of Event

Children’s Program
Partner Program

Open Daily, 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


An Exhibit Celebrating the 61st National Park

Located at the Indiana Visitor Center in Hammond, this exhibit will be available for viewing through September 21, 2019, open everyday from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. The center is located at 7770 Corinne Dr, Hammond, IN 46323. Go to Google Maps for directions to the center on your mobile device.

Visit the Facebook Event page for updates and more information.

The 6,500-square-foot exhibit hall will be transformed to represent the 15,000 acres of diverse landscapes and highlight activities available to those that visit the park system.

The exhibit will feature 12 trail stops: Miller Woods and the Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education, Hobart Prairie Grove and Little Calumet River, West Beach, Portage Lakefront & RiverwalkCowles BogBailly Homestead / Chellberg Farm, Glenwood Dunes Trail, Century of Progress Homes, Indiana Dunes State ParkDunewood Campground, Mount Baldy, and Pinhook Bog. There will be interactive exhibits for children along the trail, selfie stations and a large “sandbox” for building sandcastles.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about the 1,100 native plant species, rare and migrating birds, as well as recreational opportunities like camping, hiking, kayaking and cross-country skiing. Interactive activities will also give children a chance to become a Junior Ranger!

This exhibit will continue through September 21st, 2019.

Reservation or Registration: No

Contact Information

Indiana Welcome Center
(219) 989-7770