Trip to Indiana is a must to do! The beautiful landscape and the breathtaking beaches will give you great holiday memories. If you are planning your next trip to Indian don’t miss the Indiana Dune National Park. The park has a diverse landscape and is home to many wild animals. Check out Indiana Dunes National to know the expense to visit and things to do.

Indiana Dunes National Park

Indiana Dunes National Park is located in Northern Indiana. The park covers over 15 miles. The park has a diverse landscape with beaches, grass-covered dune ridges, sand dunes, pine-forested dunes, and oak-forested dunes.  Indiana Dunes is open year-round they offer adventurous activities and also winter activities. 

The park has plenty of activities to offer swimming, camping, hiking, bird-watching. Indiana Dunes is home to 352 species of birds making it the best spot for bird watching. If you love wildlife watching you are in the ring place with over 46 mammals, 18 amphibians and 23 reptiles make the favorite spot for wildlife photographers. 

Indiana Dunes is the only national park in Indiana. The top attraction of the park is the beaches with eight beaches tourists love to visit Indiana Dunes. All beaches have parking lots and restrooms.

Beaches in Indiana Dunes National Park

  • West Beach
  • Dunbar Beach
  • Central Avenue Beach
  • Mount Baldy Beach 
  • Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk Beach
  • Porter Beach
  • Kemil Beach
  • Lake View Beach

The best time to visit Indiana Dunes is spring and fall when the weather is perfect for hiking. You also get to see the spring wildflowers on the Heron Rookery Trail or the fall colors on the Glenwood Dunes Trail. 

Places to Visit Indiana Dunes National Park

  • Michigan Water Trail
  • Heron Rookery trail
  • Great Marsh trail
  • Glenwood Dunes trail
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