Birding Hike with the Audubon Society at Indiana Dunes National Park

In Porter County, Region residents are invited to join a birding expert from the Dunes-Calumet Audubon Society on Sunday, October 2, 2022, from 9 am to 11 am, for a migration birding hike. Meet inside the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center and carpool to the chosen birding location. No experience required. Bring binoculars and dress for the weather. The Indiana Dunes Visitor Center is on North State Road 49, about one mile north of Interstate 94. For more information on this and other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park call 219-395-1882, or visit their website at www.nps.gov/indu , download the official National Park Service app, or view their Facebook page at www.facebook.com/IndianaDunesNPS .

The national park’s new entrance fee went into effect as of March 31, 2022. The fee is $25 per car for a 1–7-day pass. A $45 annual pass for the Indiana Dunes National Park is also available. Holders of the following federal passes will not pay an entrance fee: Annual, Senior, Veterans/Military/Gold Star Family, 4th Grade, Access (disability), and the Volunteer Passes. For more information on other national park passes and details about the new fee, go to www.nps.gov/indu . Please purchase passes or pay entrance fees at the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center or at www.recreation.gov/sitepass/indu . When parking, display pass or receipt on the rearview mirror or dashboard.