Upcoming Events

May

Teen Fest has been added to your travel planner!
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Teen Fest

Dates: May 08 - May 10, 2020 Check website for times

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Wildland Firefighters at the Visitor Center has been added to your travel planner!
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Wildland Firefighters at the Visitor Center

Date: Friday, May 08, 2020 Check website for times

Meet the Indian Dunes National Park's fire crew and learn about their jobs and equipment.

Art in the National Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Art in the National Park

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020 Check website for times

Meet local artists who use the dunes as inspiration to create their art. Learn how they photograph, paint, draw and write. Programs may be inside or outside. Please call 219-395-1882 for more...Read More

Historical Valparaiso Home Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Historical Valparaiso Home Tour

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Embark on a self-guided tour through the interiors of some of Valparaiso's oldest and most interesting historic homes. The Historical Valparaiso Home Tour allows you to step inside local historical...Read More

Horseback Riding on the Beach has been added to your travel planner!
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Horseback Riding on the Beach

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020 Check website for times

Join fellow equestriansfor an extremely rare chance to ride on the beaches of Lake Michigan BYOH (bring your own horse). No horse rentalswill be available. Details will be made available mid-April.

Migration Birding Hike with the Indiana Audubon Society has been added to your travel planner!
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Migration Birding Hike with the Indiana Audubon Society

Date: Saturday, May 09, 2020 Check website for times

Join birding expert and Indiana Audubon Society Executive Director Brad Bumgardner for his migration birding series. Meet at the Visitor Center and carpool to the birding spot of the month. Bring...Read More

Mother's Day Shuttle Bus Tour has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day Shuttle Bus Tour

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2020 1-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger for a two-hour tour of Indiana Dunes National Park in one of the park's shuttle buses. This tour is free, however, reservations are required. Space is limited. Call 219-395-1882 to make...Read More

Mother's Day Wildflower Hike has been added to your travel planner!
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Mother's Day Wildflower Hike

Date: Sunday, May 10, 2020 Check website for times

Join a ranger at the Indiana Dunes National Park's Heron Rookery for a two-hour wildflower hike to see that woodland flowers are blooming. The Heron Rookery is perhaps the best location in the region...Read More

Indiana Dunes Birding Festival has been added to your travel planner!
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Indiana Dunes Birding Festival

Dates: May 13 - May 17, 2020 Check website for times (CT)

Join in four days of fantastic birding at Indiana's number one birding attraction. Celebrate the amazing spring migration on Lake Michigan's southern shore with field trips, presentations, live bird...Read More

Nature Tots Program has been added to your travel planner!
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Nature Tots Program

Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Check website for times

Bring your preschool children and join a ranger as they read fun nature books and learn about nature during this two-hour program. Please pre-register by calling 219-395-1821.