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Head to the dunes for nature programs

The Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore offers a variety of programs this month on the shores of Lake Michigan. For more information, call (219) 395-1882 or visit www.nps.gov/indu.

July 23, 2014 12:00 am
Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Indiana Dunes State Park launches 3 Dune Challenge

Chesterton | Valparaiso firefighter and Boston Marathon runner Jeff Walsworth took the 3 Dune Challenge at Indiana Dunes State Park. He ran the 1.5 mile trail at the 3 Dune Challenge kickoff Thursday afternoon.

June 12, 2014 8:45 pm Photos

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EDITORIAL: Communities should continue to enhance bike trails

Resting in the shadow of Chicago, with its many recreational amenities, it's easy for people in the region to assume we don't have much to do here in Northwest Indiana.

July 10, 2013 1:01 pm

Friends of Robinson Lake co-sponsoring hiking event in Hobart on Saturday

HOBART | Friends of Robinson Lake is partnering with Save the Dunes to host a free public Hobart Marsh nature hike beginning at 9 a.m. Saturday.

June 10, 2013 6:15 pm

Survey: Indiana not a bike-friendly state

A study published this month ranks Indiana among the nation's worst states for cycling and Illinois among the best, but one local planner said he believes the results are misleading.

May 27, 2013 12:00 am
MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

MITCH BARLOGA: Happy New Year and new you, too

Another year has crossed the finish line, and no doubt a metric ton of New Year’s resolutions to live healthier awaits. Lucky for us, our growing trail network offers everyone an opportunity to actually stick with these commitments.

January 03, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New packaging offers wine to go for picnic season

New packaging offers wine to go for picnic season

Enjoying good wine in the great outdoors is fun, but toting glass bottles on the trail is no picnic.

June 13, 2012 12:00 am
Little feet, little trails: Start your kids hiking at an early age

Little feet, little trails: Start your kids hiking at an early age

Hiking dad Michael Lanza believes it's important to get kids on the trail at an early age and keep nurturing a long-term love for the outdoors.

May 14, 2012 9:00 am
Cub Scout joins Miler's Club

Cub Scout joins Miler's Club

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February 01, 2012 12:00 am
Casting tracks: A great outside activity for kids this spring

Casting tracks: A great outside activity for kids this spring

Tracking wildlife is a lot of fun, but bringing home the tracks is even more fun.

April 06, 2011 12:00 am
Get moving with the Northwest Indiana Outdoors Club

Get moving with the Northwest Indiana Outdoors Club

Has the chilly winter weather turned your family into coach potatoes? Bundle up and join the Northwest Indiana Outdoors club for free or cheap family-friendly outings-including an educational trip to Wolf Park and a day of hiking at Starved Rock State Park.

December 29, 2010 12:00 am Photos

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