Topic: Dunes State Park

  • Go Extreme with the 3 Dune Challenge

    The Indiana Dunes is home to beautiful beaches, magnificent sunsets, and unique ecosystems. It’s the perfect vacation spot to sit back and relax on the beach, but beyond the beaches are miles of trails for adventure seekers. Take a break from your relaxation, and go extreme on the 3 Dune Challenge.

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  • Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail photo contest winners announced

    This shot of paddle boarding at sunset won second place in the photo contest. By Indiana Dunes Tourism PORTER, IN — A photo of sandhill cranes ruling a roadway and a photo of paddle boarding at sunset took the top honors in Indiana Dunes Tourism’s Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail photo contest. Tracy Grace, of … Continued

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  • Leopold bench workshop at Dunes State Park on March 16

    Indiana Dunes State Park is hosting an Aldo Leopold bench workshop at 2 p.m . Saturday, March 16 in the nature center auditorium. Participants will build their own Leopold bench to take home after a short program on the man who promoted conservation of the land and natural resources. Leopold is credited with developing the simple … Continued

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  • More than Birds and Blooms Beyond the Beach Right Now!

    With spring now here in high gear, it’s easy to get side tracked by all the flowers in bloom and birds singing in the trees.  The slow and observant hiker will notice the abundance of mushrooms popping up right now.  Some swear that when you’re all alone you can literally hear them popping out of … Continued

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  • More than Birds and Blooms Beyond the Beach Right Now!

    With spring now here in high gear, it’s easy to get side tracked by all the flowers in bloom and birds singing in the trees.  The slow and observant hiker will notice the abundance of mushrooms popping up right now.  Some swear that when you’re all alone you can literally hear them popping out of … Continued

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  • Notable events from the Indiana Dunes State Park: Signs of spring continue to appear around every trail corner at Indiana Dunes State Park. April 1: Listen for wood frogs “quacking” in the wooded swamps. April 10: Chipping Sparrows are back!  American Tree Sparrows departing. April 12: Sweet smoke fills the air as park resource management … Continued

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  • Notable events from the Indiana Dunes State Park: Signs of spring continue to appear around every trail corner at Indiana Dunes State Park. April 1: Listen for wood frogs “quacking” in the wooded swamps. April 10: Chipping Sparrows are back!  American Tree Sparrows departing. April 12: Sweet smoke fills the air as park resource management … Continued

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