Beach Hazard Alert

Beach Hazard Alert

There is a beach hazard statement from the National Weather Service for Monday, June 21, 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. 


Please note: We recommend calling ahead to businesses and attractions you plan to visit for requirements and hours of operation.

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Ivanhoe South Nature Preserve

Colfax St.
Gary, IN 46406
Phone: (219) 242-8558


Explore this remnant of a rare dune-and-swale landscape. Sitting on 52 acres, Ivanhoe South preserve features a black oak savanna and has a number of different flora and fauna. Sandwiched between residential and industry, this preserve is a wonderful retreat. Walk the .6 mile of trail across this flat terrain for a quick escape.