Nature Center open 9:30am-4:30pm Daily
Indiana Dunes State Park means primitive, beautiful, historic, and amazing landscape, unique in the Hoosier state. With more than 3 miles of beautiful beach along Lake Michigan's southern shore, the park's 2,182 acres are located at the north end of SR 49 in Porter County. Visitors can enjoy a wide variety of activities, including a 140 site campground, many picnic shelters, 16 miles of hiking trails, a nature center, and various concessions in the summer months. Dunes Nature Preserve, encompassing 1,530 acres and located within the state park provide visitors with an opportunity to explore pristine and unique landscapes.
Indiana Dunes State Park can be reached by taking State Road 49 north out of Chesterton.