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How to Stay Safe in the Dunes

The Indiana Dunes area offers a variety of outdoor activities like swimming, hiking, camping, paddling, bicycling, wandering, and more. To make sure you have the most fun possible while visiting, be sure to watch this video full of safety tips and guidelines about how to be a responsible visitor…

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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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Accessible Adventures in the Indiana Dunes

Accessible Adventures in the Indiana Dunes Everyone should have the opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors. Whether you're looking to hike, bird, paddle, or just wander and take in the scenery, the Indiana Dunes area has many accessible adventures to offer. Here are some popular outdoor places and…

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Keeping Your Pet Healthy in the Indiana Dunes

The Indiana Dunes area provides many fun year-round activities like camping, hiking, swimming, fishing, paddling, and exploring for people and pets too! Following these outdoor pet safety tips will ensure you and your furry friend have the best experience when visiting the Indiana Dunes. Become a…

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Where to hike at the Indiana Dunes

There's no better way to get up close with nature in the Indiana Dunes area than exploring the more than 70 miles of trails that wind through the National and State Park. There are a wide variety of trails, including one of the most scenic hikes in the nation, and each has its own level of…

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Photo Field Trip at the Diana of the Dunes Dare

The magnificent scenery of the Indiana Dunes makes it a photographer’s paradise. The epic sand dunes, gorgeous Lake Michigan sunsets, and wooded trails offer unlimited opportunities to take photographs. One of the best places to take pictures is at West Beach in the Indiana Dunes National Park…

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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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Paul's Adventures in the Indiana Dunes

Hike, bike, paddle, bird, and fish at the Indiana Dunes! Local adventurer Paul Osborn can show you some of the many adventures just waiting to be discovered. Paul starts his adventure at the Visitor Center, the crossroads of Indiana Dunes Country. You can rent a bike right here in the parking lot…

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