• Indiana Dunes State Park Oct 12, 2020

    All-Terrain Wheelchairs Added at Indiana Dunes State Park

    Three new all-terrain wheelchairs have been added for guest use at Indiana Dunes State Park. The park in Northwest Indiana says the chairs were purchased by the Friends of Indiana Dunes. Two of the chairs are designed for use on trails, and one chair is designed for use on the Lake Michigan beach. The wheelchairs are available at the...

  • Indiana Dunes State Park Aug 23, 2020

    Swimming Banned at Indiana Dunes State Park Due to Lifeguard Shortage

    A lifeguard shortage has prompted Indiana Dunes State Park to ban beachgoers from swimming and wading in Lake Michigan at the lakeside park until September. Park officials announced the ban Friday, but stressed that the beach will remain open for walking and other activities on the shore during regular park hours, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported. The park is located about...

  • Indiana Dunes Aug 22, 2020

    Lifeguard Shortage Prompts Indiana Dunes State Park to Ban Swimming

    A lifeguard shortage has prompted Indiana Dunes State Park to ban beachgoers from swimming and wading in Lake Michigan at the lakeside park until September. Park officials announced the ban Friday, but stressed that the beach will remain open for walking and other activities on the shore during regular park hours, The (Northwest Indiana) Times reported. The park is located about...

  • Lake Michigan Aug 18, 2020

    Choppy Lake Michigan Waters Lead to Surge in Calls for Help

    A United States Coast Guard helicopter hovered above beaches in northwest Indiana on Sunday as rescuers responded to several people struggling in rough waters on Lake Michigan. One of those individuals, a 16-year-old boy, was pulled under the water in Portage. First responders couldn’t locate him, and his body was found Monday, according to the Associated Press. A man was...

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