Indiana Dunes State Park

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Indiana Dunes State Park

Location:7 miles north of Chesterton, along Lake Michigan, at the northern terminus of Highway 49.
Facilities:140 campsites (all with 50 amp electrical service), youth tent camping area, camp store, restrooms and showers, picnic areas with shelters, playgrounds, trails, nature center, swimming beach.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing (smelt only), hiking, cross-country skiing (no ski rental), interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park's unique environment includes sand dunes, a variety of desert plants, and 1,800 wooded acres, as well as 3 miles of shoreline along Lake Michigan.
Address:1600 North 25 East
Chesterton, IN 46304

Size: 2,182 acres.

See other parks in Indiana.
Parks Directory of the United States, 5th Edition. © 2007 by Omnigraphics, Inc.
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The author has often seen small bats flying about over openings in Indiana Dunes State Park and vicinity which could be this species or the northern myotis, Myotis septentrionalis.
Its 15,000 acres include nearly 2,200 that make up Indiana Dunes State Park, managed by the Indiana Department of Natural Resources.
Nearby is Indian Oak Resort & Spa in Chesterton, located on 100 acres less than two miles from Indiana Dunes State Park. Resort director Lori Ruchti says its meeting rooms can hold 10 to 400, but some guests prefer to do their retreating on Waterbird Island in the middle of the private Lake Chubb.
Just north of the city is the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Also in the vicinity is the 2,182-acre Indiana Dunes State Park.

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