On The Move

Indiana Dunes State Park

Indiana Dunes State Park

After leaving White Cloud on our way to Bloomington, Indiana we needed a stopover spot to break up the 8 1/2 hour drive. One of our favorite state parks was on the route so we left White Cloud a day early in order to have 2 days at Indiana Dunes to rejuvenate our spirits.

Indiana Dunes lies within the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore. The park has 3 miles of sandy beach on Lake Michigan.

The national lakeshore encompasses several diverse habitats other than the sand dunes & beach. There are wooded wetlands, black oak forest, a Heron rookery, & a buttonbush marsh. A variety of flora & fauna can be found, including Prickly Pear cactus.

The park has paved sites with connecting parking slots. Each campsite is lightly wooded & quite spacious. Some of the best we’ve seen in a state park. All sites have 20/30/50 amps. The only thing we can think of that would make this facility even better would be water & possibly sewer hookups at each site.

The park has everything that most state parks offer. Clean, newer bath houses, sanitation station, potable water, playgrounds, picnic areas, a nature center & great hiking & biking trails. There’s also a really nice souvenir/concession stand/changing room on the beach.

I would’ve liked to include more photos but our stay was so short & the temps so hot I just didn’t get ‘er done.

Here’s lookin’ at you kid…………………….

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  1. Deb

    Guess what? We’ll be in Indiana next week. We are heading for New Albany on Wednesday. Any chance we could meet up? Our only obligation is a get together on Saturday, Sept 7.. Other than that, our schedule is open.

  2. We have done the same thing…taken an extra day just to breath! Good for you!
    Your site there looks very spacious!

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