Category Archives: Indiana Dunes

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Singing Sands Sands Schedule of Events – Michigan City

  – The return of the Singing Sands Sand Sculpting Festival to Michigan City’s Washington Park will feature a new amateur competition that will help raise funds for local LaPorte County charities. ADMISSION FEES: Friday: FREE; Saturday: $5; Sunday: $5; Hours: 10am – 8pm Daily WASHINGTON ZOO: Extended Hours on Saturday, – Presenting Zoo Safari!…

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Therapeutic Salt Cave Opens In Chesterton: Evexia Salt Cave

What exactly is a Salt Cave? Salt has been used for thousands of years and mined across Europe since Neolithic times for everything from use in religious and cultural ceremonies to seasoning food, preserving meat and fish and healing properties. So valuable was the mineral that Roman soldiers were paid in part in salt, hence…

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Indiana Dunes Native Plant Sale – 2024

The 28th Annual Friends of Indiana Dunes’ Native Plant Sale will be held on Saturday, May 11th, 2024  from 9:00am to 1:00pm. The sale will be held at the Friends’ Office located at 1000 W. Oak Hill Road in Porter, IN (northwest corner of Mineral Springs and Oak Hill Roads with GPS coordinates 41.629814 –…

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Portage Lakefront Pavilion Closed For Renovations

: Your fee dollars are at work on stunning Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Pavilion at Indiana Dunes National Park. The interior of the pavilion will receive a fresh coat of paint and a new flooring will be installed. Cabinets will also be constructed in the classroom area. The construction will close the facility to the…

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Save The Dunes Now Selling Indiana Dunes National Passes

     The 7 Day Indiana Dunes National Park Pass ($25), Annual Indiana Dunes National Park Pass ($45), and Annual America the Beautiful National Park Pass ( $80) are now available to purchase at Barker House, the Save the Dunes Headquarters located at 444 Barker Rd, Michigan City. You can stop by on Tuesdays and…

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Chautauqua In The Dunes is Looking For Young Crafter and Makers

Chautauqua in the Dunes is honored to present the 2024 Young Entrepreneur, Craft, and Maker Fair May 18, 2024 : 10am-3 pm Hawthorne Park Community Center, Porter, IN. Featuring products, services, arts, crafts, and innovations made and produced by young entrepreneurs. Mark your calendar now so you don’t miss this extraordinary event! Youth (under age…

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Maple Sugar Time at Indiana Dunes National Park

Enjoy a sweet taste of spring during Indiana Dunes National Park’s annual Maple Sugar Time festival. The historic Chellberg Farm will be bustling with self-guided tours and maple sugaring activities from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm CST on Saturday March 9 and Sunday March 10. Regular national park fees apply. In addition to the tours,…

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Sledding in Northwest Indiana

It can get boring in the winter months in Northwest Indiana. However, we suggest getting out and having some good, clean outdoor fun. Here’s a list of places to go sledding for you winter pleasure.  Sledding in Northwest Indiana LAKE COUNTY: • Centennial Park – Munster – 901 N. Centennial Dr. (219) 836-6930 . click…

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Outdoor Adventures in Northwest Indiana Top five Hiking and Biking Trails for Students

Outdoor Adventures in Northwest Indiana: Top 5 Hiking and Biking Trails for Students

Northwest Indiana, a treasure trove of natural beauty, beckons students to explore its diverse landscapes. With trails winding through lush forests and along serene lakes, it’s an ideal destination for both hiking and biking. These outdoor activities offer a perfect mix of adventure and relaxation for students looking to escape the routine. Whether you’re a…

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Fall Activities at Indiana Dunes

From Kayaking to photography to Hiking, Fall Season is a great time to Visit the Indiana Dunes National park!  The Fall Foliage is amazing.    Ranger-led History Hikes offered at National Park  There will be Chellberg Farm Open Houses every Sunday In November, 2023 from 1pm – 3pm. Look for ranger – led hikes at…

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