Upcoming Events

August

Bailly/Chellberg History Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Bailly/Chellberg History Hike

Dates: August 04 - August 25, 2019 Check website for times

Explore the grounds of both historic homes. Learn about early settlers and farmers who came to the region in the 1800s. This history hike will be offered every Sunday during the month of August.

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

Dates: August 15 - August 18, 2019 All Day (CT)

Chautauqua in the Dunes brings together individuals, families, and groups to learn from each other and expand their worldview. Chautauquas were a popular educational model in the 1880s-1920s prior to...Read More

Douglas Center Open House at National Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Douglas Center Open House at National Park

Dates: January 05 - December 28, 2019 Check website for times

Enjoy hands-on family activities in the park's west end visitor center, especially the new Nature Play Zone where unstructured play in nature is the tradition. Help feed the center's resident turtles...Read More

Espionage Escape Rooms has been added to your travel planner!
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Espionage Escape Rooms

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

 Escape rooms are an interactive adventure game where you and your team are locked in a themed room. You have 60 minutes to find a series of clues, solve puzzles, and crack coes to escape...Read More

Gabis Arboretum Railway Garden has been added to your travel planner!
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Gabis Arboretum Railway Garden

Dates: May 11 - October 31, 2019 Check website for times

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

Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm has been added to your travel planner!
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Help Feed the Farm Animals at Chellberg Farm

Dates: May 05 - October 27, 2019 Check website for times

Help a ranger feed the farm animalsevery Sunday at Indiana DunesNational Park's historic Chellberg Farm. This summer, everyone is welcome to come out on Sunday afternoons to help care for the farm's...Read More

Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail has been added to your travel planner!
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Miller Woods Hike on the Paul H. Douglas Trail

Dates: August 04 - August 25, 2019 Check website for times

Join a ranger-led hike through Miller Woods on the Paul H. Douglas Trail to the shore of Lake Michigan. This hike is offered every Sunday.

Mission Escape has been added to your travel planner!
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Mission Escape

Dates: January 01 - December 31, 2019 Check website for times

You will be tasked with tackling logical problems and puzzles. You will put out little physical effort and your wit and observation will be the key to your success. Everything you need to be...Read More

Mount Baldy Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Mount Baldy Open House

Dates: August 04 - August 25, 2019 Check website for times

Explore the issues and science around the park's largest living dune. Drop by the Mt. Baldy parking lot to talk with park staff and enjoy hands-on activities. Held every Sunday in August.

Octave Chanute Aviation Day has been added to your travel planner!
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Octave Chanute Aviation Day

Date: Sunday, August 18 Check website for times

Learn aboutOctave Chanute, a pioneer of aviation who experimented with gliders in the dunes and contributed to the Wright brothers' success.