Photo by Jeff Nelson By Alyssa Nyberg It might come as a surprise to some that Kankakee Sands has been home to badgers for the last ten years. To date, we’ve only had the pleasure of seeing adult badgers. We eagerly await the day when we will see young badgers, a sure sign that badgers … Continued
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We have seven awesome ways to go beyond the beach in Indiana Dunes Country. So shake off the sand, head south of the dunes.
This post was contributed by Taylor Livingston. Taylor has worked as a seasonal park ranger for the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. She grew up recreating along Indiana’s Lake Michigan shoreline. Have you ever wanted to explore natural places in a new and unique way? I found an exciting new outdoor adventure in an unexpected … Continued
This post was contributed by local yoga enthusiast Andrew Morris. You can learn more about Andrew and his yoga practice here. If you’re anything like me, you don’t often take a full day to pamper yourself and fully immerse yourself in what an area has to offer. Having lived in Northwest Indiana (NWI) for … Continued
Earlier this summer, the beach at Mt. Baldy re-opened. Whether it’s been years since you’ve been to Mt. Baldy or you’ve never been at all, here are six things I discovered that you might want to know if you go for a visit.
We know; most visitors come to the Indiana Dunes for the big parks. And it’s true that the Indiana Dunes State Park and and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore are fantastic. But did you know that beyond the beaches lie some amazing local parks that have plenty of opportunity for adventures?
We know it’s becoming more common for travelers to bring along their four-legged friends. After all, they’re like members of the family, and nothing beats the face of a happy dog running in and out of Lake Michigan’s waves. If you have questions about traveling with your pet in the Indiana Dunes, you’re in the … Continued
What to do when you have 18 people, 2 days and want to see as much as possible in the Indiana Dunes? You do what the Brand USA MegaFam Tour did and follow our group itinerary.
Any day now, the calves will be born. We will continue to watch and wait patiently until that exciting day when the herd allows us to see the next generation of bison that will assist us in managing the prairies of Kankakee Sands.
There’s more than one beach in the Indiana Dunes, which is great unless you’re confused about which one is best for your adventures. The infographic below can get you started. And be sure to also check out our beach video at the bottom as well as our beach FAQ page. Our Visitor Center is open 362 days … Continued