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#OptOutside @ Indiana Dunes State Park
Instead of hitting the sales on Black Friday, let's hit the trail. Join us for a scenic hike along the trails of the Indiana Dunes. We will also conquer the 3 Dune Challenge, a trail that courses over the regions 3 tallest dunes. This hike is challenging, but appropriate for most skill levels. We will cover approximately 5 miles total. What to bring: Appropriate outerwear (coat, hat, gloves, scarf) Closed toe shoes with adequate ankle support 2 liters of water Snacks Daypack Hiking poles (super helpful on the steep inclines, but not necessary) Signed Outdoor Afro waiver Parking fee: $7 in state, $12 out of state, carpooling is recommended. This park is also on the South Shore train line (stop is about a half mile from the park). Have you read, understood, and agreed to all terms of Outdoor Afro's Waiver, Release, and Assumption of Risk Agreement?

Indiana Dunes State Park

1600 N. 25 East · Chesterton, IN


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Outdoor Afro is a social community that reconnects African-Americans with natural spaces and one another through recreational activities such as camping, hiking, biking, birding, fishing, gardening, skiing — and more! Outdoor Afro disrupts the false perception that black people do not have a relationship with nature. We remember our history in nature, leverage social media, and support relevant local leadership to create interest communities, events, and partnerships that support diverse participation in the Great Outdoors.

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