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March

Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, March 07, 2020 Check website for times

Join naturalists and volunteers for this special hike to Lake Michigan and back. Meet at the Nature Center at 7 pm for a presentation about our moon along with come "Stellar" treats. The hike begins...Read More

Maple Sugar Time has been added to your travel planner!
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Maple Sugar Time

Dates: March 07 - March 08, 2020 Check website for times

Enjoy a sweet taste of spring at Indiana Dunes National Park's annual Maple Sugar Time. The historic Chellberg Farm will be bustling with free activities.

Spring Birding Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Spring Birding Bus Tour

Date: Saturday, March 07, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Thousands of waterfowl congregate in the Kankakee River Valley in early spring, and we will look for many species of geese, ducks, and swans, along with raptors. Guide Matt Beatty serves on the...Read More

Winter Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Winter Full Moon Hike, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, March 07, 2020 Check website for times

Join Naturalists and volunteers for this special lunar hike to Lake Michigan and back. You can meet at the Nature Center at 6:30 pm for a short presentation about our moon along with some "stellar"...Read More

A Mission of Service Silent Auction and Wine Sale has been added to your travel planner!
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A Mission of Service Silent Auction and Wine Sale

Date: Sunday, March 08, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

A Mission of Service has a fun day planned at Valparaiso's newest winery! There will be a silent auction from Noon-4 pm with many fun items including an authentic basket with Guatemalan textiles....Read More

Beginner Bird Drawing and Painting Workshop, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beginner Bird Drawing and Painting Workshop, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Sunday, March 08, 2020 Check website for times

Local artist, Kristina Knowski, will lead this 5-hour workshop that features hands-on help working from the park's own mounted bird specimens to draw, learn, and paint some of the dunes diverse...Read More

One Night Jam - Dan Navarro has been added to your travel planner!
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One Night Jam - Dan Navarro

Date: Sunday, March 08, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

For over thirty years, Dan Navarro has written, sung, played and acted his way through a rich and varied career. Dan's voice has appeared in such films as Happy Feet, The Lorax, Rio,Envy,American ...Read More

R-Rides Swap Meet has been added to your travel planner!
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R-Rides Swap Meet

Date: Sunday, March 08, 2020 Check website for times

Northern Indiana Cruisers Motor Club is a non-profit organization for the enjoyment of car restoration and preservation. 2 big buildings with over 50 vendors, all indoors and heated. Food and drinks...Read More

Cookies & Wine Tasting at Running Vines Winery has been added to your travel planner!
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Cookies & Wine Tasting at Running Vines Winery

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Check website for times

Join in a night of Girl Scout Cookies and WINE! Lead by our winemaker Emily Kennedy and owner NIcki Caylor. This fun interactive pairing will show you some of the best wines to pair with your...Read More

National Park Superintendent to Meet with the Public has been added to your travel planner!
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National Park Superintendent to Meet with the Public

Date: Tuesday, March 10, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

It has been one year since the name change for Indiana Dunes National Park. Superintendent Paul Labovitz wants to hear from the public about their experiences in the park and how they hope to enjoy...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.