Sedges Are a Buffet for Bison in the Indiana Dunes By Alyssa Nyberg This July we will be busy with harvesting hundreds of pounds of sedge seeds to include in this year’s prairie planting at Kankakee Sands. We will be harvesting twelve different sedges, each one so unique, and really quite lovely…Read More
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1. A Little Bit of History... The site of Blastcamp was an active army base from 1953 to 1974. Located at the old control center, visitors will compete on realistic terrain where the base's old mess hall, fallout shelter, and administrative buildings still stand. 2. A Full-Service Package..…Read More
Indiana Dunes Schoolhouse Shop 3 Interesting Things If you're visiting the Indiana Dunes for the first time, you can't miss out on this must-see destination shop. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8_MgslaQ4k[/embed] The Schoolhouse Shop is actually a schoolhouse built out of Porter brick in…Read More
There's so much waiting to be discovered at Indiana Dunes! Not sure where to begin your adventure? Browse through these must-sees in our local communities! Valparaiso Valparaiso is home to some of Indiana Dunes' best attractions. Kick back on a summer evening and enjoy a movie at the 49er Drive-In…Read More
Located along the southern tip of Lake Michigan, the Indiana Dunes and its surrounding areas make it the perfect destination for a day, weekend, or weeklong getaway. The Indiana Dunes has one of the nation’s five best beaches for family fun—and the only one not on an ocean. Its 15 miles of…Read More