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Discovering Beauty on the 3 Dune Challenge

Take your leaf peeping to a whole new level with the 3 Dune Challenge (Trail 8) at the Indiana Dunes State Park. This rugged 1.5-mile trail winds through wooded areas boasting plenty of vibrant native trees and autumn foliage and features hikes up the park’s three tallest sand dunes: Mt. Jackson…

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Top Things to Do This November in the Indiana Dunes

November is a wonderful time to visit the Indiana Dunes. The temperatures are mild, the leaves are starting to fall, and the holiday season is just beginning. Here are five of our favorite fall activities in the Indiana Dunes area. Hike at the Indiana Dunes State Park Whether you're looking to burn…

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Which Indiana Dunes Beach Should You Visit?

Which Indiana Dunes Beach Should You Visit? Thinking about visiting the Indiana Dunes and wondering which beach you should visit? With nine different beaches along 15 miles of Lake Michigan's southern shoreline, it's easy to get confused! This guide will help you decide which Indiana Dunes beach is…

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The Indiana Dunes National Park Fees Explained

The Indiana Dunes Entry Fees Explained Two Parks. One Destination. The Indiana Dunes is made up of two different parks—the Indiana Dunes National Park and the Indiana Dunes State Park. The Indiana Dunes State Park spreads over 2,000 acres with a swimming beach, nature center, and over 16 miles of…

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Dunes 101: Where to Camp in the Indiana Dunes

There's no better way to truly immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Indiana Dunes than camping. Whether you're looking to pitch a tent for the weekend, settle down for a while in your RV, or stop for a few days while on your van life road trip, the Indiana Dunes has great camping options…

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Discover the Top 15 Indiana Dunes Hiking Trails

Whether you're looking for a leisurely stroll through the woods or a calorie-burning hike up steep dunes, the Indiana Dunes area has the perfect hiking trail for you. The Indiana Dunes National and State Parks have a combined 70 miles of trails crossing 17,000+ acres of woodlands, dunes, prairies…

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