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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  • 1100 N. Mineral Springs Road
  • Porter, IN 46304
  • Region: Porter
  • Phone: (219) 926-7561
  • Website
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National Park ServiceIndiana Dunes National Lakeshore is a treasure of diverse natural resources located within an urban setting. The national lakeshore features communities that have both scientific and historic significance to the field of ecology. The park is comprised of over 15,000 acres of dunes, oak savannas, swamps, bogs, marshes, prairies, rivers, and forests. It contains 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline spanning the distance from Gary to Michigan City. The biological diversity within the national lakeshore is amongst the highest per unit area of all our national parks. A wide variety of habitats coupled with the moderating effects of Lake Michigan make the region an ideal home for hundreds of animal species including more than 350 species of birds which have been observed here. Over 1,100 flowering plant species and ferns make their homes here. From predacious bog plants to native prairie grasses and from towering white pines to rare algal species, the plant diversity is rich.

Maple Sugar Time at the Dunes

  • March 04, 2017 - March 12, 2017
  • Location: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore - Chellberg Farm
  • Address: US Highway 20 and Mineral Springs Road, Porter, IN 46304
  • Recurrence: Every Sunday, Saturday

Enjoy a sweet taste of spring at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's annual Maple Sugar Time program. Join National Park Service rangers and volunteers... View Details

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