Indiana Dunes National Park Has The Best Views Of The Starry Night Sky In Indiana
There is one special park in Indiana where you can have the ultimate summer vacation without having to leave state lines. Indiana Dunes National Park has sandy beaches, wooded hiking trails, rivers full of fish, and a dark night sky full of stars. It’s the perfect place to get away from the everyday stress of life, where you can find relaxing views day and night.
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All public use areas in the park are open daily from 6 AM until 11 PM. Campsite fees are $25.00 per night for tent or RV camping, but there are no electrical or water hook-ups at individual sites. Information about activities and camping at Indiana Dunes National Park can be found at the National Park Service website.
Have you been to Indiana Dunes National Park? Did you lounge on the beach or explore the park? Did anyone stay the night and see the stars? Tell us about your visit in the comments below.
Liz is a Missouri native with a B.A. in English from Mizzou and a M.A. in Non-Profit Administration from Lindenwood University. She works for a STL metro-area community college and enjoys writing, traveling, and indoor cycling. Her true passion is forcing her encyclopedic knowledge of Missouri facts on uninterested strangers from across the globe!
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