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Beaches and Outdoor Fun colorful scene at Lake Michigan beach in NWIN
Central Beach 
Two Miles of Beach 
Mt. Baldy 
Restroom facilities
Indiana Dunes State Park 
Picnic areas and shelters
Three miles of beach 
Hiking trails (16.5 miles)
Mt. Tom 
Cross-country skiing and sledding for winter fun

Visitors traveling east or west on I-94, US 20 or Indiana Toll Road I-80/90 can exit at Indiana State Highway 49 North. Follow Indiana 49 north until you reach US 12. Follow the signs directing you to the Dorothy Buell Memorial Visitor Center and other park sites.
NPS web site
Kemil Beach 
Quiet and secluded beach
Dune Ridge Trail 
Campfire programs at Dunewood Campground 
Flotation devices allowed
Lake View Beach 
Elevated picnic area with lake front view 
Limited Parking 
Open until 11 p.m.
West Beach 
Four miles of beach
Duneland grass prairie 
Hiking trails (3.5 miles)
Long Lake 
Modern bathhouse with food concessions and first aid station
Nature study activities
Picnic area
Parking $3 per vehicle
Whihala Beach
Public Access Boat Launch
Fishing in Indiana Waters
Fishing Pier
Food Concessions
Parking Fee (season only)
Picnic Tables
Swimmers Rinse Shower
Swimming Lake

1561 Park Road, Whiting (219) 659-4015
Water Parks 
Northwest Indiana is home to several exciting water parks. 
Find out what fun there is to be had.
Hammond Lakefront Park and Bird Sanctuary
Amazing number and variety of birds during migration
Doyne's Marina 
Boat launching to Lake Michigan
1340 North Crisman Road off of Indiana 249 
north of I-94 in Portage 
(219) 762-2666
Lefty's Coho Landing 
Boat launching to Lake Michigan 
US Highway 12 in Portage 
(219) 762-6441
Portage Public Marina 
Boat launching to Lake Michigan 
Boat slips 
Pier fishing 
Public washrooms 
1200 Marina Way at Indiana 249 and Burns Waterway  
north of I-94 in Portage 
(219) 763-6883



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