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The 3 Dune Challenge

Need a reason to get outside? We’ve got three.

Challenge friends, family, and yourself to an epic climb up the three tallest sand dunes at Indiana Dunes State Park. It’s 1.5 miles of tough trail with 552 vertical feet that’s 100 percent brag-worthy.

The 3 Dune Challenge is just an hour drive from Chicago

 

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Your adventure begins at the Indiana Dune State Park Nature Center.

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Once you’re done, stop by the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center to get your free 3DC sticker or buy a T-shirt or hoodie. You’ll have earned it.

 
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Get your free sticker and buy a hoodie or T-shirt at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

 

Share your adventures with us by tagging #3dunechallenge

Events in the Indiana Dunes

Historical

From a Bailly Point of View

October 28 - December 26, 2020

DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS THE PORTER COUNTY MUSEUM IS CLOSED. LOOK TO THEIR WEBSITE FOR UPDATED…

Holiday

Trick or Treat Downtown

Friday, October 30, 2020

Bring your costumed kiddos to downtown Chesterton for the annual Trick or Treat the Downtown event. Start your trick or treating off at the…

Food / Beverage

Mistletoe Market

Saturday, December 05, 2020

This extraordinary shopping experience has become a beloved holiday tradition for the European Market community. Many favorite market merchants,…

Environment / Nature

Valparaiso YMCA Golf outing

July 12, 2021 - July 11, 2022

Drive, Chip and put for a good cause. Raising funds to provide scholarships for children to the Valparaiso YMCA. A fun, relaxed day of golfing.

Arts and Crafts

Holidaze Craft Show

November 21 - November 22, 2020

Get your holiday decor and Christmas presents at the Holidaze Art & Crafts Fair. Crafters from many states will be on hand selling beautiful…

Educational

World Cultural Festival

Sunday, September 19, 2021

The World Cultural Festival is a celebration of art, food, dance, and music from around the world. This family-friendly event features authentic…