Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education

This center operates as the National Park’s western visitor center, providing visitors with activities to help them learn about the dunes. It hosts exhibits, classrooms, and provides access to the 3.4 mile Paul H. Douglas (formerly Miller Woods) Trail.

Phone: (219) 395-1824
Website: https://www.nps.gov/indu

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100 N. Lake St., Gary, IN 46403

Phone: (219) 395-1824

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