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Indiana Dunes National Park

Indiana Dunes National Park is a recognized dark sky location in Indiana for stargazing and astronomy activities.


As a U.S. national park, various camping options may be available, including frontcountry, dispersed (boondocking), and backcountry (backpacking/primitive). A permit may be required.


In addition to being known for its dark skies, Indiana Dunes is also known for its birdwatching, with many different species of birds that habitate there.

For more info, see their website. See also all dark sky places in IN.