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Indiana Dunes National Park News

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  • Bird Feeder Talks at the National Park

    December 1, 2022 | 12:05 pm

    Bring your bird questions, and favorite snack and beverage, and settle in to watch the feeders at the Indiana Dunes National Park's Park Connection Office.

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  • Art in the Park at Indiana Dunes National Park

    November 30, 2022 | 11:00 am

    Join a local artist from the Art Barn to learn how to paint your own dunes-inspired artwork.

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  • Christmas Bird Count at Indiana Dunes National Park

    November 25, 2022 | 1:29 pm

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: On December 31st get outside and have fun helping with the Audubon Christmas Bird Count and make an important contribution to conservation. Tens of thousands of volunteers throughout the Americas take part in an adventure that has become a family tradition. Audubon and other organizations will use data collected in this longest running wildlife census to assess the health of bird populations and to guide conservation actions. 

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  • Dune Ridge Trail Hike at National Park

    November 23, 2022 | 8:05 am

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Join a ranger for a hike on the Indiana Dunes National Park’s Dune Ridge Trail on Saturday, November 26, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Hike through an oak savanna as you gradually climb uphill to enjoy sweeping views of the Great Marsh from the top of a dune ridge. 

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  • Black Friday “Opt Outside” Hike at the National Park

    November 15, 2022 | 4:24 pm

    Instead of shopping on Black Friday, opt outside for an expert-led, family-friendly hike at Indiana Dunes National Park on Friday, November 25, from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm at West Beach.

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  • Dunes Learning Center Announces New Executive Director, Heather Hahn Sullivan

    November 14, 2022 | 3:00 pm

    The Dunes Learning Center Board of Directors is pleased to announce Heather Hahn Sullivan as the new Executive Director. Her predecessor, Geof Benson, announced his intent to retire earlier this year. 

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  • Honoring Our Veterans Hike at the National Park

    November 7, 2022 | 4:23 pm

    In honor of our veterans, join a ranger the day after Veterans Day on Saturday, November 12 from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm for a short meander through the woods on a paved trail at the Calumet Dunes trail. No reservation is required, and non-veterans are welcome.

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  • Veterans Day Film at the National Park

    November 7, 2022 | 4:12 pm

    Join us on Veterans Day, Friday, November 11, from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center as we honor our nation’s veterans.

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  • West Beach Hike at the National Park

    November 4, 2022 | 3:48 pm

    Join a ranger for a hike on one of Indiana Dunes National Park's most popular trails on Sunday, November 13 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm.

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  • Pinhook Bog Upland Trail Hike at the National Park

    November 4, 2022 | 8:44 am

    Join a ranger for a hike on the Pinhook Bog Upland Trail on Saturday, November 12 and Sunday, November 27 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. The trail winds through a mature beech and maple forest and over rolling moraine topology.

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