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Ten Ways to Keep our Beaches Clean!

June 8, 2018

(Contributions by Izzy Endsley and Jessica Campbell)

When Monday morning comes, our beautiful, special, and cherished beaches look like the aftermath of a crazy party.

We get it – we love to spend all day on the beach too, playing, hanging out, and swimming. But, when our beaches have more plastic…


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Places Trails & Beaches

A dog’s life…in the dunes. Places to take your pups!

May 21, 2018

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Feature photo: Otis

He is more than (wo)man’s best friend – he is your hiking buddy, your partner in crime & adventure, your pal, your dog in the dunes.

For those who always have a four-legged friend with them, here is a compilation of some of the trails, beaches, restaurants,…


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Trails & Beaches

Cowles Bog

April 6, 2018

Submitted by: Donna Lind

Location: 1618 N Mineral Springs Rd, Dune Acres, IN 46304
Dog Friendly:  Yes, on a leash
Parking:  Yes – North lot by Dunes Acres guard shack or south lot on Mineral Springs Road near Calumet Trail
Cost: Free
Restrooms:  Porta Potty
Trail Length: 4 miles easy to moderate but with a…

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Dig the Dunes uncovers all the secrets of the dunes! From trails and beaches, to people, places, events and even the history and geology. Visit our page frequently for fun facts and new adventures for you to embark upon!

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