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Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Beaches Ready For A Busy Summer Season

Work is complete to make visits to the nearly 17 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline at Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore and Indiana Dunes State Park even more welcoming for millions of visitors this summer. The two parks, located on the southern shore of Lake Michigan, encompass the Indiana Dunes, the state’s most popular tourist destination, which attracted more than 3 million visitors in 2016.

Hiring Freeze Exemptions Help National Park Service In Short Term, But Long-Term Concerns Persist

Exemptions to President Trump's hiring freeze for federal employees will allow the National Park Service to address seasonal and short-term positions, but uncertainty remains over the size of the agency's permanent workforce and whether it will be sufficient to manage the more than 400 units of the National Park System, a National Parks Conservation Association official said Wednesday.

Find Poetry Where You Least Expect It At Great Lakes Parks This Summer

If you’re at a Great Lakes park this summer, you might read poetry on signs where you expect to find information. Nature poems masquerading as official park signs can be found throughout Apostle Islands, Pictured Rocks, and Indiana Dunes National Lakeshores, as well as Isle Royale National Park at trails, vistas, and beaches as part of the National Park Service’s centennial celebration.

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