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7 Year-round Things to do at Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Posted on Friday, January 6th, 2017 in Activities, Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail, Indiana Dunes, Porter County, Recreation, Shopping

7 Year-round Things to do at Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

Whether it’s blazing hot in summer or a polar vortex is moving through in winter, the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center is open 362 days a year. And while yes, we do have bathrooms, there’s a lot more going on in our building than serving as a pit stop. Come see us and spend some time … Continued

Bison – Facing Winter Head On

Posted on Tuesday, December 6th, 2016 in Beyond the Beach Discovery Trail, Indiana Dunes, Kankakee Sands, Nature, Outdoor Adventures, Prairie, Winter

Bison – Facing Winter Head On

by Alyssa Nyberg at Kankakee Sands   Ok, I think my family is ready. We have the woodstove going and plenty of firewood to keep the house warm; our winter coats, hats, mittens, and boots are all by the front door; and we have an extra-large supply of non-perishable goods in our pantry in the … Continued

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