April 24, 2018

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West Beach

Indiana Dunes National Park
237
Active since 2018
Indiana, US
IDN103

Log Description

This open dune complex is home to a wide variety of rare plant and animal species, and is a fine example of our parks namesake--the dunes. Unfortunately, the integrity of this dune is threatened by off-trail hiking. When individuals roam off-trail, the vegetation that holds the dunes together is trampled, causing the dunes to erode. We hope the photo you have submitted will document success of our dune protection efforts.

Location

Coordinates: 41.62501, -87.20765