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The Secret Trail at Cowles Bog

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March 12, 2019

Submitted by: Sarah Smenyak

Did you know that there are “secret” trails sprinkled throughout the Indiana Dunes National and State Parks? These are trails you won’t find on most maps, unless you look really hard. But many of these trails are worth the hike, especially if you enjoy the trail…


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Indiana Dunes State Park…or National Park? Take the Test!

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February 17, 2019

With the recent celebratory news of our National Lakeshore becoming a National Park, many people are scratching their heads and asking questions. I thought we were a National Park? How will this affect my passes? Will there be lines?

Lots of  people are confused or not sure about the difference…


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The dangers of shelf ice and why you should enjoy the beauty from afar.

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January 25, 2019

Winter has settled in, and with the cold temps brings the freezing of Lake Michigan. The crashing waves become still, and the sight of shelf ice can be spectacular. Many who visit our beaches in the winter have never seen anything like it. When out on the beach, one can…

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