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Central Avenue Beach Reopens at National Park.

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January 26, 2021

INDIANA DUNES NATIONAL PARK:  Central Avenue Beach in Indiana Dunes National Park reopened January 25, 2021. The beach area has been closed since the spring of 2020 due to severe erosion caused by high water levels in Lake Michigan.  

This reopening follows the completion of an Army Corps of Engineers…


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Snowy hike at Pinhook Bog, Upland Trail.

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January 25, 2021

When people hear Pinhook Bog, they tend to think this trail is only ranger led. They are correct about the actual bog trail, but the upland trail is open to the public year round and it’s the perfect place to get out and get moving.

The moraine was created by…


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Take a ride on the new Singing Sands trail.

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September 1, 2020

Submitted by Laura NiemiecMap Source: Greenways & Blueways Northwest Indiana

The first phase of the Singing Sands Trail is well underway in Michigan City. This paved segment begins where the Calumet Trail ends at Hwy 12 near County Line Rd and winds east into Michigan City to Liberty Trail. Total…

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