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09/24/2021 | Press release | Archived content

Horseback Riding Program at National Park

September 24, 2021
Contact:J-P Anderson, 219-395-1882

Join fellow equestrians on Saturday, October 2, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm or from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm, at Indiana Dunes National Park's West Beach, for a rare chance to ride on the beaches of Lake Michigan! BYOH (Bring Your Own Horse). No horse rentals are available. Due to the limited size of the parking lot and narrowness of the roads, large horse trailers cannot be accommodated. Trailers must be a 2-3 horse stall size. Reservations and a fee of $25 per horse are required and space is limited to 20 horses per session. The fee helps cover the extra expenses associated with this program. Please stop by the Indiana Dunes Visitor Center or call 219-395-1882 for more information and to make reservations and pay the fee.

For more information on this or other programs at Indiana Dunes National Park, call 219-395-1882 or visit our website at and our Facebook page at

Indiana Dunes National Park is one of 423 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Up to 2 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.