Celebrate spring with a day of fun in the dunes! Sample popular activities, tour camp facilities, meet our staff and ask questions about the upcoming summer season at this annual summer camp kick-off...Read More
The hike starts at the National Lakeshore's Paul H. Douglas Center and travels through varied habitats including rare and beautiful black oak savanna and offers incredible views of Lake Michigan and...Read More
Come see the recent work of Valparaiso University's talented students displayed in the Brauer Museum's West Gallery. A variety of media, including painting, drawing, photography,...Read More
Nature Tots, aged 2-4, will learn about nature through a ranger-led story time, crafts and outdoor play. Parents will enjoy meeting other parents and learning fun ideas for bringing nature into their...Read More
This 1960's French farce adapted for the English-speaking stage features self-styled Parisian Lothario, Bernard, who has Italian, German, and American fiancees, each a beautiful airline hostess with...Read More
Herald the return of spring with wildflowers everywhere. More than 100 Northwest Indiana native plant species, including woodland flowering plants, ferns, prairie flowering plants, grasses, shrubs...Read More
Free photos with the Easter Bunny, sponsored by Walgreen on Central Avenue, will take place along with breakfast. All proceeds from the breakfast will benefit the many projects and clubs that the...Read More
Join birding expert and Indiana Audoubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner for his migration birding series. Meet at the Visitor Center and car pool to the birding spot of the month. Bring...Read More
Yes, the Harry Potter craze has made its way into schools, playgrounds, and backyards across the country, And now, Chellberg Farm. Please come out and join in on the fun. The unique children's game...Read More
Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore in one of the park's heated, 15-passenger shuttle buses. This is a great way to see the park's amazing winter landscapes without...Read More
Spend an evening in the shadowy world of noir, with hard-boiled detectives, femme fatales and capers gone haywire. A presentation and discussion will follow each screening. These events are free and...Read More
Join in with the Save the Tunes Council as they perform traditional music associated with the sounds of each season at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Tune up your vocal cords and gather for a...Read More
Join staff and fellow volunteers in helping to care for your local national park. Dress for the weather, wear comfortable clothes; work gloves and equipment will be provided.
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.