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61: An Exhibit Celebrating the 61st National Park

May 23, 2019 - September 21, 2019

7770 Corinne Drive
Hammond, IN 46323

  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Phone: (219) 989-7979
  • Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM

The 6,500-square-foot exhibit hall will be transformed to represent the 15,000 acres of diverse landscapes and highlight activities available to those that visit the park system.

The exhibit will feature 12 trail stops: Miller Woods and the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education, Hobart Prairie Grove and Little Calumet River, West Beach, Portage Lakefront & RiverwalkCowles BogBailly Homestead / Chellberg Farm, Glenwood Dunes Trail, Century of Progress Homes, Indiana Dunes State ParkDunewood Campground, Mount Baldy, and Pinhook Bog. There will be interactive exhibits for children along the trail, selfie stations and a large “sandbox” for building sandcastles.

Visitors will also have the opportunity to learn about the 1,100 native plant species, rare and migrating birds, as well as recreational opportunities like camping, hiking, kayaking and cross-country skiing. Interactive activities will also give children a chance to become a Junior Ranger!

Speak with a ranger on the following days:

Sat. July 6
Wed. July 10
Sun. July 14
Tues July 16
Sun. July 21
Wed. July 24
Sun. July 28
Wed. July 31
Fri. Aug. 2
Sun.; Aug 4
Wed. Aug. 7
Sat. Aug. 10
Sun. Aug. 11
Tues. Aug. 13

Thank you to the following companies that helped make this exhibit a success!
Theater at the Center
Wildlife Education