Part of the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore.
Swimming permitted, no lifeguards on duty. Swim at your own risk, rip currents and waves can make swimming hazardous. Hike and bird watch along the Dunes Ridge Trail. Smelt fishing in the spring with permit. Pets permitted on a leash (6' or shorter). Glass containers are prohibited on all beaches.
Hours: Area opens at 7 am and closes 30 minutes past sunset, daily.
Amenities: Parking lot has 81 spots and will fill up quickly on summer weekends. Seasonal restrooms and a drinking fountain at the parking lot (closed between November 16 and March 31).
Cost: Free (no access fee)