Indiana Dunes National Park News
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Enjoy Outdoor Adventures at the Indiana Dunes
August 27, 2021 | 1:28 pm
Spend the weekend outdoors at the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival, which will take place on September 10-12, throughout the Indiana Dunes region.
Music at National Park's Chellberg Farm
August 25, 2021 | 1:37 pm
Enjoy music from national and local artists during a small-scale concert at the historic Chellberg Farm in Indiana Dunes National Park on September 5th from 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
Comments Sought for Proposed Entrance Fee at Indiana Dunes National Park
August 11, 2021 | 10:26 am
The National Park Service is seeking public comment on a proposed entrance fee for Indiana Dunes National Park. Comments are also being sought on two new proposed services in the park; six backcountry campsites and a group campsite located near the beach. Comments are due by October 1, 2021.
Food Vendors Sought for Indiana Dunes National Park Special Events
August 2, 2021 | 8:48 am
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: The National Park Service is seeking food trucks or other self-contained food service vendors to serve park visitors at various locations, special events and festivals at Indiana Dunes National Park for the remaining calendar year.
Indiana Dunes Firefighters Support Western Wildfires
July 28, 2021 | 8:49 am
Two firefighters from The Great Lakes Fire Management Zone stationed at Indiana Dunes National Park are currently assisting Dinosaur National Monument in Colorado with wildfires in the park.
Ride a Historic South Shore Railroad Car in Wisconsin
July 27, 2021 | 8:13 am
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Indiana Dunes National Park and the East Troy, (Wisconsin), Railroad Museum are hosting a joint program at the Museum featuring historic South Shore Railroad Cars on Saturday, August 14, during the annual “Chicago Day” event.
Night Hike by the Light of the Moon at National Park
July 23, 2021 | 9:24 am
Enjoy a twilight hike to greet the full moon in Indiana Dunes National Park’s Miller Woods. Join park rangers at the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education at 7:00 p.m., on Friday, July 23.
Public Input Sought on Commercial Services at National Park
July 16, 2021 | 8:42 am
INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Members of the public and business community are invited to attend an open house to discuss a Commercial Services Strategy for Indiana Dunes National Park.
Closure of Little Calumet River Trail for Rehab Project
July 11, 2021 | 2:26 pm
Under the authority of 36 CFR 1.5(a), the Superintendent of Indiana Dunes National Park will close 1.5 miles of the Little Calumet River Hiking Trail for public safety and resource protection. The temporary closure begins on July 12, 2021 to allow a contractor to replace approximately 1,000 feet of boardwalk along the trail. This work is expected to last no more than 120 days.
Educators Workshop on Great Lakes Co-sponsored by National Park
July 2, 2021 | 10:16 am
On Saturday, July 17, formal educators, naturalists, youth leaders, and others who work with 6th – 12th grade learners are invited to participate in a free, two-hour, virtual workshop focused on Great Lakes ecosystems, stewardship, and science!