There is a beach hazard statement from the National Weather Service from Tuesday morning, September 21 through Thursday evening, September 23, 2021. Expect high waves and dangerous currents at Lake Michigan beaches. Remain out of the water to avoid dangerous swimming conditions and do not venture out onto piers, jetties, breakwalls or other shoreline structures.

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Hoosier Prairie

E. Main Street, just east of Kennedy Avenue
Griffith, IN 46319
Phone: (317) 232-4052

Hoosier Prairie hosts an array of prairie plants as well as ecological diversity. Dedicated as a National Natural Landmark in 1977, the prairie has a variety of native plant species, rolling hills and is one of the few remaining grasslands in the Midwest. Hoosier Prairie is preserved by the Nature Conservancy and maintained in partnership with DNR-Lake Michigan Coastal Program, and the Indiana Heritage Trust and North America Wetland Conservation Act.