Category Archives: Recreation

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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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Labor Day 15 Mile Bike Ride

     The bi-state Labor Day Bike Ride will be held Monday, Sept. 4, at this year’s 20th annual Active Living Faire.      Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the 15-mile ride, with frequent stops along the way, will begin at 8:30 a.m. with a sign-in near the Visitors Center…

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3 Safety Tips for Your First Boating Trip

3 Safety Tips for Your First Boating Trip

Are you heading out on the water for the first time? Stay prepared and have fun with these essential safety tips for your first boating trip.

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NwIndiana July 4th Festivities Announced

        This year, some events have been cancelled. Below are the July 4th Celebrations in Northwest Indiana, and we will update this page periodically.   PLEASE NOTE:  2023 is in Red –  2022 is in Blue      CEDAR LAKE Summerfest, FIREWORKS ON July 1st AND July 2nd 2023 free admission, ($5…

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Memorial Day Weekend in NWI

     There are lots of events and activities in Northwest Indiana for Memorial Weekend that are fun for the whole family with lots of free things to do. While here in Northwest Indiana you’ll also find lots of amusement parks and Family Friendly Fun centers with arcades, indoor play, laser tag, miniature golf, bowling,…

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Wetlands Festival Expands – Hammond Indiana

     A morning bike ride and an afternoon walk will be featured at the 23nd annual Wolf Lake BiState Wetlands, Wind & Water festival on Saturday, May 27.       Sponsored by the Association for the Wolf Lake Initiative (AWLI), the festival begins at 9 a.m. near the Visitors Center parking lot at…

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America’s Race Honoring 9-11 At Wolf Lake Hammond

    Be prepared to low crawl, bear crawl, carry sandbags, drag dummies and negotiate numerous obstacles spread throughout the racecourse. Military Veterans and First Responders will get the first chance to sign-up. Registration will then be open to the general public and capped at 250 contestants. The race will have staggered start times so…

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Sustainable Fishing: How To Best Catch Fish

Sustainable Fishing: How To Best Catch Fish

Fishing is a big deal for every part of the food industry, as individual fishers need to profit, and restaurants rely on the stream of ingredients. People also like to fish for fun. However, fishing can be destructive to the environment without proper practices. Here’s a look at the best methods to catch fish sustainably.…

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5 Ways To Protect Your Jeep While Off-Roading

5 Ways To Protect Your Jeep While Off-Roading

You must focus on certain details for a better experience and to increase your Jeep’s performance. Learn these five ways to protect your Jeep while off-roading.

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Best Places To Fly-Fish in the Wintertime

Best Places in US To Fly-Fish in the Wintertime

Fly fishing is normally an activity people do in the summer months. But with special gear and the right location, you can easily fish even if it’s winter. There are many places around the country that are perfect for fly fishing in the winter months, and they may be closer than you think. Here’s a…

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