Bark Ranger Program at National Park

Bring along your furry friend for a hike at most locations in the Indiana Dunes National ark. Learn the rules of being a Bark Ranger owner, answer a few questions while taking a hike and your best friend can earn their very own Bark Ranger tag. See a park ranger at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center or the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education to get your one-page worksheet and afterward, a special Bark Ranger brass dog tag. 

Avid dog hikers in the dunes can even become volunteer ambassadors. Learn more about this program at or by searching Bark Ranger on the web.

Dates: June 29 - December 31, 2020
Time: Check website for times (CT)
Address: 1215 N. State Road 49, Porter, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 395-1882

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