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
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When the snow begins to fall, sledding down a snow-packed hill is the first thing that comes to many people's minds. We've tracked down five of the most popular sledding hills here in the Indiana Dunes area. These parks are perfect for kids or adults itching to grab a sled or tube and speed down a…Read More
With its short days, grey skies, and cold temperatures, February in Indiana can be trying even for the ruggedest soul among us. But, I love winter. Without winter, our Kankakee Sands prairies would not be the amazing, life-filled, flower-flowing, insect-buzzing places that they are. The success of…Read More
Ok, I think my family is ready. We have the woodstove going and plenty of firewood to keep the house warm; our winter coats, hats, mittens, and boots are all by the front door; and we have an extra-large supply of non-perishable goods in our pantry in the event that we get snowed in. Yes, we are…Read More