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Indiana Dunes National Park and Dunes Tourism Offer Volunteer Opportunities | Indiana 105 | Chicago Country Station in South Bend

Indiana Dunes National Park and Indiana Dunes Tourism have partnered to offer drop-in volunteering, described as a hassle-free volunteer option for those looking to help out in the Indiana Dunes. Opportunities will be available most days of the week and will include stewardship, catering, park cleanup, and more. On Saturday April 16, 2022, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m., meet at the Park Connection Office located next to the Bailly/Chellberg car park for a morning of stewardship in your national park. Plus, daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., stop by the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center on North State Road 49 in Porter or the Paul H. Douglas Center for Environmental Education on North Lake Street in Gary for the “Trash Trekkers” program. “. Grab a bag from either center and help keep the beaches and trails clean. No formal commitment is necessary; simply visit these locations during program hours to get started. Remember to dress appropriately for the job you will be doing. The national park will provide equipment and training to anyone interested in lending a hand to help preserve Indiana’s dunes. For more information about volunteer opportunities in Indiana Dunes National Park, call the Park Connection office at 219-221-7098 or visit