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Indiana Dunes National Park News

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  • Science Fridays Series at Portage Lakefront Pavilion - Water Safety

    June 17, 2024 | 3:33 pm

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Expand your knowledge and join fellow nature enthusiasts for a night of educational fun and wonder. Science Fridays at Indiana Dunes National Park is a monthly series of presentations given by subject matter experts with a different topic each month.

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  • June 2024 Programs and Events

    June 4, 2024 | 2:14 pm

    Cherish and enjoy these programs and events offered at Indiana Dunes National Park in June 2024.

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  • Safe Boating at the National Park

    May 24, 2024 | 8:04 am

    Indiana Dunes National Park has become an increasingly popular destination for local boaters. Lake Michigan can be a dangerous place. It is important for boat operators to follow national park regulations to help keep themselves and swimmers safe. All waters within 300 feet of the national park’s shoreline are under national park rules, regulations, and fee requirements.

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  • Indiana Dunes Birding Festival Celebrates 10th Anniversary with Free Launch Event on May 15

    May 8, 2024 | 9:04 am

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Celebrate the tenth anniversary of the Indiana Dunes Birding Festival with a free public launch event on Wednesday, May 15, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center. The kickoff will feature the opening of the "Dune Birds in Art" exhibition, showcasing diverse artwork inspired by the region's birds by over a dozen regional artists.

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  • Science Fridays Series at National Park

    April 12, 2024 | 4:39 pm

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Expand your knowledge and gather with fellow nature enthusiasts for Science Fridays at Indiana Dunes National Park’s Visitor Center. On April 19, from 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm, join Dunes-Calumet Audubon Society president Kim Ehn and board member Dan Barriball to learn about the science of observing birds.

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  • April 2024 Programs and Events at Indiana Dunes National Park

    April 8, 2024 | 9:55 am

    Cherish and enjoy the April 2024 programs and events offered at Indiana Dunes National Park.

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  • Indiana Dunes Earth Day Park Cleanup

    April 5, 2024 | 12:00 am

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Celebrate Earth Day and show your support for environmental protection on Monday, April 22, from 9:00 a.m-12:00 pm, by spending the morning at the Indiana Dunes National Park’s 3rd annual Earth Day Cleanup. Family, friends, neighbors, and park employees will join forces to collect a winter’s worth of trash and debris from roadsides, beaches, the Little Calumet River, and trails throughout the area to help beautify the parks and make the region a cleaner place to live.

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  • National Park Service to Hire Youth Workers for Summer

    April 1, 2024 | 2:28 pm

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Indiana Dunes National Park has jobs for five teenagers this summer. The Youth Conservation Corps (YCC) program is a work-learn-earn program for 15-18 year-olds. Deadline to apply is April 30, 2024.

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  • Partial Solar Eclipse Viewing at West Beach

    April 1, 2024 | 10:13 am

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: Solar eclipse fever has hit Indiana Dunes National Park as the region will experience a 95% eclipse of the sun! Please join National Park Service staff, the Friends of Indiana Dunes and park volunteers as we host an informal viewing party from 12:30 pm to 3:30 pm on Monday, April 8 at West Beach.

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  • Portage Lakefront Pavilion Temporarily Closed for Renovations

    March 22, 2024 | 5:17 pm

    INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK: 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 public immediately and will continue through March 31st, 2024. Access to the beach, trails, and breakwater will still be available to the public during the renovation work.

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