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July

Taltree Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Taltree Railway Garden

Dates: April 01 - October 31, 2018 10am-7pm (CT)

Featuring dwarf plants and model steam engine trains, the exhibit showcases the impact steam engine trains had on early 19th century US railroads. Check the website for special...Read More

The 3 Dune Challenge has been added to your travel planner!
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The 3 Dune Challenge

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2018 Self guided, can be done any day that the Visitor Center and park are open (CT)

Hike the three tallest sand dunes on the southern shore of Lake Michigan: Mt. Holden, Mt. Jackson and Mt. Tom. This is a self guided, signed challenge that can be done any time of the year. There is...Read More

Turtle Time, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Turtle Time, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Wednesday, July 18 3-4pm (CT)

Turtle Trot on over to the Nature Center to meet and learn about the variety of turtles found in the dunes. Meet at the Nature Center.

Beaver Tales, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beaver Tales, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Thursday, July 19 3-4pm (CT)

Discover fascinating facts about beaver adaptations in this fun interactive program. Meet at the Nature Center.

Community Hike & Sunset Paddle has been added to your travel planner!
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Community Hike & Sunset Paddle

Date: Thursday, July 19 6-8pm (CT)

Join a ranger for a sunset hike through the beautiful Miller Woods. Then paddle on the Marquette Lagoon. For reservations call 219-395-1882.

Drama in the Dunes, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Drama in the Dunes, Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: July 12 - August 09, 2018 2-3pm (CT)

Learn how nature can inspire acting and the way we relate to each other in our environments day to day through different exercises. They will meet on Thursday at the Nature Center. Fun and...Read More

Park Plays, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Park Plays, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Thursday, July 19 7-8pm (CT)

Park Plays features the work of various local theatre groups presenting shows and excerpts from classic Shakespeare to contemporary musical to on-the-spot improv. Tonight HPPAG presents the Family...Read More

Sunset Yoga, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Sunset Yoga, Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: July 12 - July 26, 2018 7-8pm (CT)

TThis 60-minute class is for all yoga levels and are taught by the Duneland YMCA instructors. Classes canceled in inclement weather. Things to bring: a mat, a blanket, water, a small towel, maybe
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To the Blowout and Back, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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To the Blowout and Back, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Thursday, July 19 10-11:45am (CT)

Come out and experience with a Naturalist what was voted by USA Today as Indiana's greatest trail. Meet at the Nature Center.

Beach Fun Day at Marquette Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Fun Day at Marquette Park

Dates: July 06 - July 27, 2018 11am-3pm (CT)

Enjoy a great day at the beach with paddleboarding, kayaking, and snorkeling in Lake Michigan. All equipment is provided.

Beverly Shores Then and Now has been added to your travel planner!
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Beverly Shores Then and Now

Dates: May 04 - October 28, 2018 11am-3pm (CT)

Learn about the history of Beverly Shores, which began as a planned resort community in 1927. The exhibit will include town landmarks and the former Beverly Shores School. Held on Friday, Saturday...Read More

Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 03 - November 09, 2018 11-11:45am (CT)

This short hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for children of all ages. The theme will change each month. Visit their website for each month's theme....Read More

Legally Blonde, The Musical has been added to your travel planner!
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Legally Blonde, The Musical

Dates: July 13 - July 29, 2018 8pm Friday & Saturday; 2pm Sunday (CT)

A fabulously fun international award winning musical based on the adored movie Legally Blonde, The Musical follows the transformation of Elle Woods as she tackles stereotypes, snobbery and scandal...Read More

Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 03 - November 09, 2018 10-11am (CT)

You can meet the animals on the first Saturday and second Friday of each month, March through November. Come out and interact with the farm animals and their caretakers. The program takes place at...Read More

Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike - Fridays has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike - Fridays

Dates: July 06 - July 27, 2018 5-6:30pm (CT)

Meet at the Mount Baldy parking lot for a ranger-led hike to the top of the beautiful and famous Mount Baldy. The views of Lake  Michigan and the surrounding area are spectacular. No reservation...Read More

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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.