There is a wealth of information at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center open daily from 8am-6pm (CT) during the summer, and the parks are open from sunrise to sunset in season.
Swimming in Lake Michigan can be dangerous, even without the rip currents that can develop. In fact, it's the most dangerous of all the Great Lakes.
EAST CHICAGO | The city is seeking applicants between the ages of 18 and 22 to fill 112 temporary positions for eight weeks in the summer.
MICHIGAN CITY | Two people were close to drowning Tuesday afternoon when they were rescued by lifeguards at Michigan City.
Lake Michigan can be a wonderful place to swim and surf, but it can also be a dangerous place. The National Park Service reminds visitors to use care when swimming in the lake. We do our best to inform the public of what they need to do to protect themselves, but we cannot make the park free…
The clouds were puffy white in a blue sky, the water was a clear blue color, and the sand was, well, it was sand.
Lake Michigan's waters can be wicked. Calm one moment and deadly the next.
A sign at Indiana Dunes State Park alerts swimmers to the dangers of possible rip currents.
Indiana Dunes State Park lifeguards Ryan Thomalla and Brian Nagel walk out to deeper water to practice lifesaving techniques at the state beach in Porter County. Rip current forecasters have the help of lifeguards at local beaches. Lifeguards report water conditions twice daily and can see t…
Indiana Dunes State Park lifeguards Ryan Thomalla, right, and Brian Nagel run through Lake Michigan while practicing lifesaving techniques at the state beach in Chesterton, Thursday, May 24, 2012.
People swim in Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes State Park in Chesterton.
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