Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore ranks 7th in the entire national park system in biodiversity yet it’s one of the smallest in area. There are some nice trails, beaches, and good ranger guided programs.

General Info:


  • Part 1 (Miller Woods, West Beach, Tolleston Dunes, Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk)
  • Part 2 (Bailly Homestead and Chellberg Farm, Little Calumet River Trail, Cowles Bog)
  • Part 3 (Glenwood Dunes Trail, Calumet Dune Trail, Beverly Shores beaches, Century of Progress Homes, Dune Ridge Trail, Great Marsh Trail, Mount Baldy)
  • Part 4 (Heron Rookery, Pinhook Bog)

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