Porter Beach

This is a popular gathering spot for splashing in the water, playing beach sports, and catching some rays. There are bathrooms and a small foot wash area, and the high dunes are a great place to bird watch.

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

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3050 Wabash Ave., Porter, IN 46304

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

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Tremont Picnic Area

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Indiana Dunes Visitor Center

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