Sunday Hikes @ Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

posted Jun 6, 2017, 9:24 AM by North Judson-Wayne Township Public Library   [ updated Sep 26, 2017, 3:05 PM ]
Bailly Cemetery Hike
Join a ranger-led hike to the historic Bailly Cemetery while learning about the history of the Bailly family. You can also learn about early settlers and farmers who came to this region in the 1800s as well.

Meet in the Bailly/Chellberg parking lot to enjoy a this fun hike every Sunday at 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. Then you'll have the option to explore the interiors of both historic homes from 1:30 pm – 4:00 pm. The hike is not mandatory. You can meet the hikers at the Homesteads if you prefer. We recommend contacting the Visitor Center at 219-395-1882 for more information.

The Chellberg/Bailly parking lot is on Mineral Springs Road between U.S. 20 and Highway 12 in Porter, Indiana. For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, visit the Events Calendar at the park website www.nps.gov/indu or contact the park's information desk at 219-395-1882.

Miller Woods Hike
Join a park ranger for a hike through the beautiful oak savanna of Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore's Miller Woods each Sunday afternoon at 1:30 pm. Hikes will vary in length depending on the interest and abilities of visitors. Meet at the Paul H Douglas Center for Environmental Education. Wear sturdy shoes and bring water and insect repellent.

The Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education is located in the western portion of the national lakeshore at 100 North Lake Street, about one mile north of U.S. Highway 12. 

For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore, call 219-395-1882 or check the park's website at www.nps.gov/indu.


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