Upcoming Events

July

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

Dates: May 05 - December 16, 2018 9am-4pm (CT)

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

Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Lakeshore's Miller Woods has been added to your travel planner!
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Drop-in Volunteering Opportunity at National Lakeshore's Miller Woods

Dates: July 01 - August 19, 2018 10am-noon (CT)

Volunteers are needed for a morning of caring for your national park on Saturdays and Sundays at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Mill Woods Projects such as removing invasive species, planting...Read More

Family Fishing Day - Gabis Arboretum has been added to your travel planner!
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Family Fishing Day - Gabis Arboretum

Date: Saturday, July 21 8am-noon (CT)

Bring the whole family to enjoy a morning of catch and release fishing at the North Pond. Don't have fishing gear? A naturalist will have a few extra poles and bait for those who are fishing for the...Read More

Flashback Dance Party has been added to your travel planner!
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Flashback Dance Party

Date: Saturday, July 21 7-11pm (CT)

A night of disco and the Bee Gee's, Big Hair (lot's of Aqua Net) and Madonna, boy bands and Brittany Spears. That's right, it's a 70s, 80s, and 90s Flashback Dance Party! A portion of the proceeds...Read More

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

Date: Saturday, July 21 10-11:15am (CT)

Strap on your hiking shoes and join a Naturalist to not only see the beautiful views but learn more about both the natural and cultural history of the Indiana Dunes. Meet the Naturalist at the...Read More

Pinhook Bog Open House has been added to your travel planner!
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Pinhook Bog Open House

Dates: July 07 - July 28, 2018 Noon - 3pm (CT)

Take a self-guided hike into the amazing Pinhook Bog at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Rangers and volunteers stationed along the trail will help you understand this unique remnant of the last ice...Read More

Playdate in the Nature Play Zone has been added to your travel planner!
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Playdate in the Nature Play Zone

Date: Saturday, July 21 1-3pm (CT)

Join a ranger and explore Miller Woods, build a fort, climb a tree, create awesome nature art, and so much more.

Saturdays @ PoCo Muse has been added to your travel planner!
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Saturdays @ PoCo Muse

Dates: January 20 - December 15, 2018 1-4pm (CT)

On the third Saturday of each month, the Porter County Museum features a story that is given a special emphasis. These are often exhibit openings, highlights of future exhibit topics, or developed...Read More

Snakes Alive! Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Snakes Alive! Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, July 21 3-4pm (CT)

Slither over to the Nature Center to see up-close some snakes of the Dunes and learn more about these often misunderstood creatures. Meet at the Nature Center.

Spider Sniffing Saunter, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Spider Sniffing Saunter, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Saturday, July 21 8:30-9:30pm (CT)

Our 8-legged friends are all around us! Come out and learn the technique for finding spiders' eyes at night along the trail in this fun program. Meet at the Nature Center.

Valparaiso Market has been added to your travel planner!
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Valparaiso Market

Dates: June 02 - October 20, 2018 8am-2pm (CT)

Shop the Valparaiso Market weekly for fresh local produce, handmade products and beautiful plants and flowers. The fresh produce will liven up your favorite recipes. Stop by weekly for lunch on the...Read More

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

Dates: July 01 - July 29, 2018 1-3pm (CT)

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 months of July.

Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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Beach Yoga at Indiana Dunes State Park

Dates: July 15 - July 31, 2018 9-10am (CT)

TThis 60-minute class is for all yoga levels and are taught by the Duneland YMCA instructors. Classes canceled in inclement weather. Things to bring: a mat, a blanket, water, a small towel, maybe
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Feeding at the Farm - Sundays has been added to your travel planner!
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Feeding at the Farm - Sundays

Dates: July 01 - July 29, 2018 4:30-5pm (CT)

Feed the farm animals at the Chellberg Farm.

From the Dunes With Love, Indiana Dunes State Park has been added to your travel planner!
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From the Dunes With Love, Indiana Dunes State Park

Date: Sunday, July 22 10-11am (CT)

Make and take your own postcards today at the Nature Center. Meet at the Nature Center.