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Indiana Dunes a top Midwest birding spot

Posted on Wednesday, March 26th, 2014 in Indiana Dunes, Nature

By Ken Kosky The Indiana Dunes region is one of the best spots in the Midwest for birdwatching, and spring is the time of year when birders are rewarded with the biggest variety and quantity of birds. To kick off the peak spring birding season, Indiana Dunes Tourism has launched a special birding webpage which features … Continued

Leopold bench workshop at Dunes State Park on March 16

Posted on Tuesday, February 26th, 2013 in Nature

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

Storytellers Set the Mood Amongst the Fall Color Backdrop

Posted on Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 in Art , Music, Theater, Nature

As the sassafras and oak splash the dunes in fiery orange, bright crimson, and golden hues, visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park can relax amongst fall’s splendor this upcoming weekend to enjoy some of northwest Indiana’s finest storytelling.  October 9th brings the annual Northwest Indiana Storytelling Festival to the State Park.  Enjoy master storytellers … Continued

Storytellers Set the Mood Amongst the Fall Color Backdrop

Posted on Sunday, October 3rd, 2010 in Art , Music, Theater, Nature

As the sassafras and oak splash the dunes in fiery orange, bright crimson, and golden hues, visitors to the Indiana Dunes State Park can relax amongst fall’s splendor this upcoming weekend to enjoy some of northwest Indiana’s finest storytelling.  October 9th brings the annual Northwest Indiana Storytelling Festival to the State Park.  Enjoy master storytellers … Continued

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Indiana Dunes

Nature’s Masterpiece

Did you know the Indiana Dunes has a 15-mile coastline with sandy beaches, more than 70 miles of hiking trails and more than 350 species of birds? Explore the Indiana Dunes, then shake off the sand south of the dunes with great lodging, dining, shopping and attractions.