Topic: Hiking

  • 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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  • Dune Days Summer Camp at the Westchester Township History Museum

    Summer Camp for grades 4 and 5 is coming to the Museum!   The Westchester Township History Museum will host its seventh annual summer history camp, Dune Days, July 16 – 19, from 9 a.m. to 12 Noon each day.  The program is free of charge.  Registration at the museum is necessary as the event … Continued

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  • Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

    Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

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  • Spring Out to Sunset offers family fun

    Residents of Northwest Indiana are used to enduring long, cold winters. That usually makes spring, and the warm weather that comes with it, a welcome change. Every year, Porter County Parks and Recreation celebrates this seasonal transformation and the approach of summer with Spring Out to Sunset. The event takes place on May 14 at … Continued

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  • Nature Summer Camp Provides Cheap Vacation Alternatives!

    Sticker shock best describes the feeling right now across the Great Lakes Region lately if you’ve seen the price of gasoline.  Prices are nearly 50% higher now then they were at this time last year.  With many gas stations hovering near or over $4.00 a gallon, the word heard so much two years ago is … Continued

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  • A guided hike along Coffee Creek and some hot chocolate sound good?

    Join Calumet Outdoors on December 18th for a guided tour of the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve (site #22 along the Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail). The tour will be led by restoration ecologist, Steve Barker, from JFNew. Hikers should meet at the Pavilion parking area on 1050 North at 9:00 a.m. and plan to stay … Continued

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  • A guided hike along Coffee Creek and some hot chocolate sound good?

    Join Calumet Outdoors on December 18th for a guided tour of the Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve (site #22 along the Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail). The tour will be led by restoration ecologist, Steve Barker, from JFNew. Hikers should meet at the Pavilion parking area on 1050 North at 9:00 a.m. and plan to stay … Continued

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  • 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago – Features Several Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail Sites.

    If you’re a Chicagoan looking for the lowdown on where you can stretch your legs and escape the urban grid, 60 Hikes within 60 Miles: Chicago can help you find your way. Ted has an entire section on Northwest Indiana and Environs. Several beyond the Beach Discovery Trail sites are featured in this section. Check … Continued

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