Mount Baldy & Beach

The largest “living” dune in the National Park, Mount Baldy moves about four feet every year, burying everything in its path, including trees. While the beach is open year-round, all hikes to the summit must be led by authorized rangers.

Amenities: Beach, On/Near Lake, Family Friendly, Fishing, Public Restrooms, Group Friendly (20+), Swimming, Pet Friendly (on leash), Picnicking, Swimming Beach, Birdwatching, Hiking, Information, Paddling, Wildflowers, Wildlife Watching

Phone: (219) 395-1882
Website: https://www.nps.gov/indu

Come Visit Us

101 Rice St. (US Hwy 12), Michigan City, IN 46360

Phone: (219) 395-1882
Fax: (219) 395-1767

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