The steep trail up the southern face of Mt. Baldy has been closed since 2007 in an effort to help slow erosion there.
BEVERLY SHORES | Officials ruled a man's death a suicide after finding him dead in his car Thursday near the former Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Visitor Center.
PORTER | Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Open House is from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
PORTER | Registration is open for Dunes Learning Center's Summer Adventures in the Dunes Camps. The camps provide five days and five nights for children to explore Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
The following programs are being offered at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore this February. For more information on any of the programs at the national lakeshore, contact Ryan Koepke at (219) 395-1882 or check the park's website at www.nps.gov/indu. All programs are free.
PORTER | National Park Service has seasonal employment opportunities available for the summer of 2012 at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
PORTER | The National Park Service reminds hunters that while hunting season has started in Indiana, no hunting is permitted within Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Kathy Kelly and Bob Pooler, both of Lake Station, take a walk Monday along West Beach, part of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, in Portage.
Lynn McClure, foreground, of the National Parks Conservation Association, talks with guests and media Mondat at West Beach about a newly released report that provides recommendations for how to better manage park resources. Behind McClure are Naureen Rana, left, of the National Parks Conserv…
A federal study disputes claims that the restoration of the Great Marsh is responsible for basement flooding in the lakefront community of Beverly Shores.
Pictured are Dan Plath left, a Lakeshore staff member, and Garry Traynham, far right.
PORTER | During the 2011 Volunteer recognition picnic on July 16 at the National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm, Deputy superintendent of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Garry Traynham presented the 2011 Midwest Region Excellence in Partnership Merit Award to Dan Plath for his work for the …
PORTER | As part of National Park Week the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore is seeking help this Saturday to remove the more than 50 non-native invasive plant species to protect and restore the balance of this national park. Each weed removed is improved habitat, so everyone is encouraged to…
PORTER | The National Park Service has completed an upgrade of the restrooms at the Lake View overlook in Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. Recreation fees collected at West Beach and the campground were used to pay for converting the restroom from pit toilets to flush toilets and to make th…
Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore has seasonal employment opportunities available for the summer of 2011. Applications are being accepted for a variety of positions, which typically work in an outdoor setting.
PORTAGE | The Porter County coroner is calling the death of a 68-year-old Hobart man "suspicious."
Chesterton - Mike Murr, member of The Ouiatenon Brigade, shows off a beaver pelt to Valparaiso residents Shawn O'Neill, on right, her husband Michael, and their granddaughter Haley Campbell during the Indiana Dune's History Comes Alive event on Saturday. The Ouiatenon Brigade are a group of …
Chesterton - Ouiatenon Brigade members Rick Narjes of Crown Point, on right, and Tom Johnson of Otterbien, talk to passers-by on Saturday during the Indiana Dune's History Comes Alive event. The Ouiatenon Brigade are a group of history enthusiasts who portray 1700's French voyageurs.
PORTER | Visitors, fans, and supporters of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore can help the park win a $100,000 grant by voting online for "America's Favorite Park." Vote at www.livepositively.com before Aug. 31. There is no limit on the number of times people can vote for their favorite park.
PORTER | Celebrate summer in traditional Scandinavian style at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Chellberg Farm. This year's Midsummer program will be held from noon to 4 p.m. June 27.
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