One of the things my family loves most about the Indiana Dunes State Park is, of course, Lake Michigan. Many of our visits have been spent enjoying time together along its sandy beaches. Who can resist the sound of waves gently coming ashore, relaxing on the beach, or climbing nearby Devil's Slide…Read More
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Autumn is one of my favorite times to visit the Indiana Dunes. The summer crowds are thinning, local schools are back in session and leaf colors can be seen peaking across the region. For me, the beach is my happy place and I can’t think of a better way to say goodbye to summer than by enjoying the…Read More
Once the Indiana Dunes area is blanketed in a few inches of snow, you'll start to see people traversing the parks' trails on snowshoes. I've lived near the Indiana Dunes nearly all my life, but I've never even tried on a pair of snowshoes. Now that I'm working for the Indiana Dunes, I figured it was…Read More
Waking up at dawn to run a trail probably appeals to few people. That’s OK. I’m not here to tell you how to explore the dunes, or any natural area for that matter, but by describing how I reconnected with the Cowles Bog Trail, maybe, a splinter of my excitement will resonate with you. A…Read More