Enjoy a weekend of fun at the historic Chellberg Farm at Indiana Dunes National Park. Co-sponsored by the Friends of Indiana Dunes, the Duneland Fall Festival takes place on September 16th and 17th from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm. Admission is free to the national park on both days so everyone can enjoy the fun.
This family-friendly event features food venders, musical groups, kid’s activities and live entertainment. Demonstration booths showcasing skills that farmers would have used in the early 1900s and modern-day sustainable practices. Wagon rides will be available for a suggested donation to the Friends of Indiana Dunes to help maintain the farm. The historic farmhouse will be open, and you can also visit the farm’s resident cows, goats, chickens, and turkeys.
The Chellberg event is just one part of the Indiana Dunes Outdoor Adventure Festival. The festival runs from September 8th through Sunday, September 17th and features more than 100 events at parks and preserves throughout Northwest Indiana. These include hiking, kayaking, biking, geo-caching, photography, birding, and more. There are events for visitors of all ages and activity levels. For the list of programs, times, and locations visit www.dunesoutdoorfestival.com.
The Chellberg Farm parking lot is located at 618 North Mineral Springs Road between U.S. Highway 20 and U.S. Highway 12 in Porter, Indiana. For more information on this and other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park, call 219-395-1882, visit our website, download the official National Park Service app, or view our Facebook page. www.nps.gov
Indiana Dunes National Park is one of more than 400 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Over 3 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.
The Friends of Indiana Dunes is a non-profit established in 1982 that supports both the Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes State Park. This support helps both parks carry out their resource management projects and present interpretive programs to the public. For more information, go to friendofindianadunes.org.
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