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June

Hike to the Governor's Cottage has been added to your travel planner!
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Hike to the Governor's Cottage

Date: Friday, June 28 Check website for times

Join the naturalist for a moderate history hike to explore the remains of Governor Jackson's cottage near the lakeshore.

Market on the Square has been added to your travel planner!
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Market on the Square

Dates: June 07 - June 28, 2019 Check website for times

Market on the Square will be held every Friday evening in June. They will have fresh produce, unique crafts, vendors, and food trucks/ten. Music will begin at 6 pm. Plus a family-friendly movie at
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Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Meet the Animals - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 08, 2019 Check website for times

Come out and interact with the farm animals and their caretakers. The program takes place at the animals' barns. Registration is not necessary.

Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Mount Baldy Guided Summit Hike

Dates: June 07 - June 28, 2019 Check website for times

This summer join a ranger for a climb to the top of famous Mount Baldy. Even though the dune is closed for general public use, these ranger-led events allow visitors to experience the beauty and...Read More

Movie in the Park - Portage has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Movie in the Park - Portage

Dates: June 07 - June 28, 2019 Check website for times

Free movie in the park at the Indiana American Water Amphitheater. Concessions will be available for purchase. The movie will begin at dusk. Bring a blanket or chairs. Held every Fridaynight in June.

Wetland Wander has been added to your travel planner!
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Wetland Wander

Date: Friday, June 28 Check website for times

Discover what animals call the dunes' wetlands home in this hands-on program.

Zao Island Summer Music Series has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Zao Island Summer Music Series

Dates: June 01 - August 31, 2019 Check website for times

Did you know Zao Island in Valparaiso is not only a top destination for family fun but they now also present: Live Music every Friday and Saturday night, featuring talent from the area's hottest...Read More

Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Adult Hike - Sunset Hill Farm

Dates: March 02 - November 02, 2019 Check website for times

This hike will be led by a park naturalist and will be highly interactive and designed for adults. The theme will each month. Meet at the benches by the parking lot.

Ant Lion Safari, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Ant Lion Safari, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, June 29 Check website for times

Join the Naturalist for a short discovery walk looking for the unique lions of the dunes.Meet at the Nature Center.

Beach Fun Saturday has been added to your travel planner!
This event has been removed from your travel planner!

Beach Fun Saturday

Dates: June 15 - June 29, 2019 Check website for times

Make it a beach day at West Beach! Join staff for activities such as kayaking, swimming, a sunset hike, and a beach campfire. Bring a picnic dinner and eat at a picnic shelter. This event will be...Read More

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Indiana Dunes

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