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Friends of Indiana Dunes

Annual Meeting of Members

  • Location: Val’s Pizza
  • Fees: Members only
  • Sunday, April 23th, 2017 @ 3:00PM

This is a meeting for members of Friends of Indiana Dunes. Once a year we meet to discuss the year past and the year ahead. Nominations for new elected positions and discussion of future business.

 

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

  • Pinhook Upland Trail Hike

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Pinhook Bog parking lot
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 23, 2017

    Join a ranger for a great hike on this seldom used trail that runs along Pinhook Bog.

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    Green Gary Day

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    The family friendly celebration takes place at the Douglas Center and at Marquette Park with hikes, wildlife shows, gardening talks, and many other activities.

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    Orienteering!

    • Location: Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Come learn how to navigate with a map and compass! Leave your GPS at home, because this program is going to teach you how to use the terrain around you to get you where you want to go.

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    Mount Baldy Guided Hike

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Meets at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center
    • Fees: Free. Advance Registration Required
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    While Mount Baldy remains closed to general public access, you can join a ranger for a special guided hike to the top of the dune. Advance reservation required.

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    Indiana Dunes Birding Festival 2017

    • Location: Starts at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center
    • Fees: Yes. Advance Registration Required
    Thursday, May 4, 2017

    The four-day birding festival offers over 50 bird walks, hikes, talks, and programs.

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    Logs to Lustrons Tour 2017

    • Location: Starts at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center
    • Fees: Yes. Advance Registration Required
    Friday, May 12, 2017

    Ranger-led presentation and tour celebrating 150 years of architecture in the dunes.

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Indiana Dunes State Park

Bird Drawing and Painting Workshop, Indiana Dunes SP

  • Location: Indiana Dunes State Park
  • Date: Sunday, April 23, 2017
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM

Dunes Vintage Camper Rally & Glamping Weekend, Indiana Dunes SP (Multi-Day Event)

  • Location: Indiana Dunes State Park
  • Date: Saturday, April 29, 2017 thru  Sunday, April 30, 2017
  • Time: Normal Park hours

Upcoming Events

  • Registration is simple! We enjoy knowing who plans to join us at our events. You don't always need to register, but there are times that it is helpful.
  • We are looking forward to seeing you soon!
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Join us for an upcoming event at the Indiana Dunes State Park! We offer fun topics for all ages and strive to provide quality activities for the entire family. While most of our events are free, we often ask that you register in advance for our most popular programs to ensure we have space for everyone.

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Past Events

  • Take a look at our past events and see why you should join us!
  • PAST EVENTS

We've held some great events at the Indiana Dunes State Park through the years and we're sure our attendees walked away with happy memories. We hope that you'll come join us again!

From Spirit Faces to Hik-athons we've enjoyed making new friends

Here's a look at our past events.

PAST EVENTS

How to get involved!

  • There are a lot of ways that you can enjoy the Dunes State Park and get involved at the same time. Volunteers of the Indiana Dunes help make a difference.

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The Indiana Dunes provide families with fun activities, provide wildlife a place to be protected, and provides an important ecological environment for plants. The Friends of the Indiana Dunes volunteer numerous hours to educate the public about the importance of our area.

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