Indiana Dunes National Park Hosting Clean-Up Event for National Public Lands Day

Indiana Dunes National Park is hosting a park clean-up Saturday, September 26th in observance of National Public Lands Day. The clean-up will be held at West Beach—on North County Line Road in Portage—from 9am until noon, as volunteers are welcome to assist park staff, Mermaid Straw, Dig the Dunes and Valparaiso University in the clean-up effort. All interested in participating can sign up at West Beach the day of the family-friendly event. All attendees must wear a mask and practice social distancing. In the spirit of the event, Indiana Dunes National Park requests everyone bring their own, reusable water bottles to stay hydrated. You can find more information at