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.

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

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

Come Visit Us

3050 Wabash Ave., Porter, IN 46304

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

More National Park

National Park

Oak Ridge Prairie & Oak Savannah Trail

This trail is part of the Northwestern Indiana Regional Planning Commission Greenways and Blueways trail system.

National Park

Heron Rookery West

National Park

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…

Book a Place to Stay

Bed & Breakfasts

Feel like family with intimate accommodations that range from nature-inspired retreats in the woods to award-winning romantic getaways surrounded by gardens.

Hotels & Inns

A convenient stay located near downtown? What about a country retreat heaped in Old World charm? Or a place you can bring your four-legged friend? Your unique getaway deserves a distinct accommodation.