Tremont Picnic Area

Enjoy a picnic under a picnic shelter at this wooded picnic area and watch the trains go by. This picnic area has picnic tables and restrooms.

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

Come Visit Us

US Hwy 12, just E. of State Road 49 and the Dunes Park Train Station (near Tremont Rd.), Porter, IN 46304

Phone: (219) 395-1882

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