Indiana Dunes National Park News
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Biking and Birding at Hobart Prairie Grove at Indiana Dunes National Park
June 23, 2022 | 5:54 pm
Join a ranger for a birding-themed bike ride at the Indiana Dunes National Park’s Hobart Prairie Grove, Oak Savanna trail on Saturday, June 25, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm.
Open House at Historic Chellberg Farm
June 16, 2022 | 5:01 pm
Enjoy an afternoon by exploring one of Indiana Dunes National Park’s historic sites; the Chellberg Farm. On Thursday, June 23 and 30, from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm, tour the farmhouse, visit the animals, and check out the garden.
Ranger’s Choice Hike at National Park
June 14, 2022 | 2:20 pm
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Join a ranger on Tuesday, June 21 and 28, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm for the "hike of the week." The hike will vary based on what trail is most beautiful or most interesting that day. Meet at the visitor center and then follow the ranger to the trailhead. Program time includes the drive to the trail.
Beachcomber Hike offered at National Park’s Central Avenue Beach
June 10, 2022 | 2:18 pm
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Join a ranger at Indiana Dunes National Park for a morning stroll along the sandy shore of Lake Michigan at Central Avenue Beach on Saturday, June 18 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am. Learn about the origins of the Great Lakes and the Indiana Dunes while scanning the beach to see what kind of interesting things have washed up.
Biking and Birding at National Park’s West Beach
June 9, 2022 | 9:09 am
Join a ranger for a birding-themed bike ride from Indiana Dunes National Park’s West Beach to Miller Woods on Saturday, June 18, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.
Folk Music at National Park’s Chelberg Farm
June 9, 2022 | 8:19 am
Relax on the front lawn of the historic Chellberg Farm for an evening of music on Sunday, June 12 and June 26, from 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm.
Historic House Tours offered June 25th at National Park
June 8, 2022 | 7:15 pm
Enjoy examples of everything from rustic landmarks to Mid-Century Modern during the June 25th, Logs to Lustrons Tour at Indiana Dunes National Park.
Nine Mount Baldy Summit Hikes offered in June at National Park
June 6, 2022 | 8:24 am
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Join a ranger-led hike in June and climb to the top of the famous Mount Baldy. The hikes take place on Friday June 3, 10, 17, and 24 from 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm and on Sunday June 5, 12, 19, and 26 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am. In addition to these daytime hikes, enjoy a sunset hike up the dune to celebrate the Summer Solstice on Tuesday, June 21, from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm.
Sunset Kayaking Programs offered at National Park
June 3, 2022 | 9:14 am
Join a ranger for a sunset paddle on the tranquil Marquette Lagoons at Indiana Dunes National Park.
History Hikes and Chellberg Farm Animal Feeding Programs offered at National Park
June 1, 2022 | 4:24 pm
Join a ranger at Indiana Dunes National Park for a hike exploring the Bailly Homestead and Cemetery along with the nearby Chellberg Farm. After the hike, you are welcome to help the ranger feed the Chellberg Farm animals.