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  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Black Friday Opt-Outside Hike

    Friday, November 24, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM

    Instead of shopping on Black Friday, join a ranger for a two hour hike in the beautiful national lakeshore.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Turkey Trot Hike

    Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Work off your Thanksgiving dinner in search of wild turkey on this beautiful hike.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Birding with the Indiana Audubon Society

    Saturday, November 25, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Join birding expert and Indiana Audubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner for his monthly birding series.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Pinhook Upland Trail Hike

    Sunday, November 26, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Join a ranger for a great hike on this seldom used trail that runs along Pinhook Bog.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, November 26, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Take an afternoon ranger-led stroll through spectacular Miller Woods.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Playdate in the Nature Play Zone

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Kids of all ages are invited to spend a couple of hours having fun in nature. Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Make Your Fishing Tackle Workshop

    Saturday, December 02, 2017

    Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Make Your Fishing Tackle Workshop

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, December 03, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Take an afternoon ranger-led stroll through spectacular Miller Woods.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Holiday Traditions in the Dunes

    Saturday, December 09, 2017

    Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Enjoy live holiday music, dance, and many other traditional activities at the national lakeshore.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, December 10, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Take an afternoon ranger-led stroll through spectacular Miller Woods.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Music Heritage Series

    Friday, December 15, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM

    Join the Save the Tunes Council and share in the celebration of traditional folk music.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Stargazing

    Saturday, December 16, 2017

    Time: 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM,7:00 PM to 9:00 PM,5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Enjoy the beauty of the night sky through telescopes from the darkest site in the park.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Playdate in the Nature Play Zone

    Saturday, December 16, 2017

    Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Kids of all ages are invited to spend a couple of hours having fun in nature. Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Dune Buggy Bus Tours

    Sunday, December 17, 2017

    Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM,1:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park’s 15-passenger shuttle buses. The tour is free, but reservations are required. Space is limited. Call 219-395-1882.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Miller Woods Hike

    Sunday, December 17, 2017

    Time: 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM

    Take an afternoon ranger-led stroll through spectacular Miller Woods.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Winter Solstice Dune Ridge Trail Hike

    Thursday, December 21, 2017

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    Catch the sunset and enjoy sweeping views of the Great Marsh from the top of the Dune Ridge Trail. Celebrate the shortest day of the year.

  • Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

    Birding with the Indiana Audubon Society

    Saturday, December 23, 2017

    Time: 8:00 AM to 10:00 AM

    Join birding expert and Indiana Audubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner for his monthly birding series.