Indiana Dunes State Park » Porter County

Upcoming Events

Date/Time Event
03/28/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
03/29/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
03/31/2019
12:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wild Game Dinner
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
04/01/2019 - 04/05/2019
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
VU Jazz Festival
Valparaiso University Union Building, Valparaiso IN
04/04/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
04/05/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
04/06/2019
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Porter County Tree Sale
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
04/07/2019
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Duneland Weavers Guild Fiber Art & Style Show
Chesterton Art Center, Chesterton IN
04/11/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
04/11/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
04/12/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
04/13/2019
8:00 am - 10:00 am
Portage Pancake Breakfast with Easter Bunny
Woodland Park, Portage IN
04/13/2019
8:30 am - 11:30 am
Breakfast with the Easter Bunny - Valpo
Thomas Jefferson Middle School, VALPARAISO Indiana
04/13/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Burns Harbor Easter Egg Hunt
Burns Harbor park, Burns Harbor IN
04/13/2019 - 04/14/2019
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Easter Bunny Hops Gabis Arboretum
Taltree Arboretum & Gardens, Valparaiso IN
04/13/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
04/13/2019
11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Easter Egg Hunt - Chesterton
Hawthorne Park, Porter IN
04/13/2019
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
4th Annual Easter Eggstravaganza - Portage
Portage Boys & Girls Club, Portage IN
04/13/2019
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
South Haven Easter Egg Hunt
South Haven Little League Field, Valparaiso IN
04/19/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
04/19/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
04/20/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
04/20/2019
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Blue Top Easter Egg Hunt - Highland
Blue Top Drive In, Highland IN
04/25/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
04/26/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
04/26/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
04/27/2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Kids Closet Sale - Valpo Parks
Butterfield pavilion, Valparaiso IN
04/27/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Be Kind to Animals Expo
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
04/27/2019
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Demotte Easter Egg Hunt
Clendenin Riverview Farm, Demotte IN
04/27/2019
3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Healthy Kids Day - Portage
Portage YMCA, Portage IN
05/02/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
05/03/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
05/04/2019
9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Spring Jewelry & Craft Show
Woodland Park, Portage IN
05/09/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
05/09/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
05/10/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
05/11/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Three Little Birds Market
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
05/11/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
05/11/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
FREE Valparaiso Walking Tour
Porter County Museum, Valparaiso IN
05/16/2019
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Senior Health Fair Portage
Woodland Park, Portage IN
05/17/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
05/17/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
05/18/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
05/23/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
05/23/2019
5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tri Kappa's Taste Of Valparaiso
Porter County Expo Center, Valparaiso IN
05/24/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
05/24/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
05/25/2019
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Paws & People Color Hustle
Wolf Lake Pavilion, Hammond IN
05/31/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
06/04/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
06/06/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
06/07/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
06/08/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
06/11/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
06/13/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
06/13/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
06/14/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
06/15/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
06/18/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
06/21/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
06/21/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
06/25/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
06/27/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
06/28/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
06/28/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
07/02/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
07/04/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
07/05/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
07/09/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
07/11/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
07/11/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
07/12/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
07/13/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
07/16/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
07/19/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
07/19/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
07/20/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
07/23/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
07/25/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
07/26/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
07/26/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
07/30/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
08/01/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
08/02/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
08/03/2019
5:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Kiwanis Corn Roast - Valparaiso
Urschel Pavilion, Valparaiso IN
08/06/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
08/08/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
08/08/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
08/09/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
08/10/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
08/13/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
08/16/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
08/16/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
08/17/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
08/20/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
08/22/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
08/23/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
08/23/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
08/27/2019
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Portage Cruise Night at Woodland park
Woodland Park, Portage IN
08/30/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
09/05/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
09/06/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
09/12/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
09/12/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
09/13/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
09/14/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
09/20/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
09/20/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
09/21/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
09/26/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
09/27/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
09/27/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
10/03/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
10/04/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
10/05/2019
11:00 am - 8:00 pm
Portage Harvest Festival
Founders Square, Portage IN
10/10/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
10/10/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
10/11/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
10/12/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
10/18/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
10/18/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
10/19/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
10/24/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
10/25/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
10/25/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
11/01/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
11/07/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
11/08/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
11/09/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
11/14/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
11/14/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
11/15/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
11/15/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
11/16/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
11/16/2019
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Spay-Ghetti Dinner
Woodland Park, Portage IN
11/22/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
11/22/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN
11/28/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
11/29/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
12/05/2019
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Eat Up Wine Down - Valparaiso
Don Quijote Restaurant, Valparaiso IN
12/06/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
12/12/2019
11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Acrylic Painting at Kouts Library
Kouts Library, Kouts IN
12/12/2019
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Free Yoga at the Library
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
12/13/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
12/14/2019
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Meet the Animals at Sunset
Sunset Hill Farm County Park, Valparaiso IN
12/20/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
12/20/2019
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Music Heritage Series
Indiana Dunes State Park Visitor Center, Chesterton IN
12/21/2019
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Rubber Stamping Class - Portage
Portage Library, Portage IN
12/26/2019
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Painting with Susan
Valparaiso Library, Valparaiso IN
12/27/2019
12:30 pm - 3:15 pm
Bingo
Bonner Center, Portage IN
12/27/2019
7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Last Friday at the VIC - Valpo
Valparaiso International Center, Valparaiso IN

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Indiana Dunes State Park

Work Work Phone: (219) 926-1952Website: http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/2980.htmWebsite: Campground Details
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Biographical Info

Indiana Dunes consists of 2,182 acres of primitive, beautiful, historic and unique Hoosier landscape. It lies at the north end of State Road 49 in Porter County, and includes more than three miles of beautiful beach along Lake Michigan’s southern shore. In the early 1900s scientists, recreationists and nature enthusiasts, recognizing the value and potential of the Indiana dunes area, fought to have the region preserved. As a result, in 1925, the state park was established.

Large sand dunes, located beyond the entire shoreline, have taken thousands of years to form, and tower nearly 200 feet above Lake Michigan. A wide range of habitats and plant species are found in the park, with vegetation stabilizing some of the sand. These habitats provide homes for many types of plants and animals. The lake also provides habitat for many aquatic species, as well as a constantly changing fishery.

During the summer, swimming hours may change because of weather and staffing. Please contact the property office for exact times before your visit.

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