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Meet Your Neighbor: Nelson Algren

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January 5, 2021

Meet Nelson Algren! Nelson Algren is a famous author most known for his novel “The Man with the Golden Arm”. Algren spent lot of time in the dunes in the 50’s, where he had a cabin in Miller. Algren was also known for his relationship with French writer, activist…


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Grab a backpack and go!

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December 8, 2020

Don’t lose your family’s connection to nature during this pandemic.

The Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education has prepared 10 family nature backpacks that are available for free checkout while hiking the Miller Woods Trail. The backpacks come equipped with fun items and scientific instruments such as pond sampling…


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Trail Stop to open for holiday pop-up in December.

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December 2, 2020

Dig the Dunes Trail Stop, located at the Portage Lakefront & Riverwalk in the National Park, will be opening the first two weekends of December for a holiday pop-up.

Beer, wine, light snacks (think pizza, hot dogs, chili, soup) will be available along with a variety of Dig the Dunes…

Welcome to Dig the Dunes!

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!

We offer lots of classes like beach glass art, jewelry making, wine and canvas, hikes, comedy shows and more!

Questions or ideas? email us at info@digthedunes.com