Indiana Dunes State Park

State Park

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County Road 100 East
Chesterton, IN 46304
219-926-1952
Official Website

GPS: 41.657, -87.063

Last Price Paid: $37
Number of Sites: 140
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 598 ft
Max Length: 40 ft

7 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Sprint 3G
18 reviews
Nightly rate: $37
Days stayed: 2

Breezy-N-Wheezy would stay here again

“Great campground and park”

Reviewed Jun 02, 2017

Overall Rating

Nice, popular campground. Paved level sites with good spacing. Bathrooms were well maintained but had a bunch of birds nesting above the entrance so watch your step. Easy access to the beach and other trails from the campground.

Dumpstation available on the way out.

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Aluminarium

27 Airstream Flying Cloud
2014 Ford F-250
265 reviews
Nightly rate: $28
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 94

Aluminarium would stay here again

“Destination for hikers and beach-goers”

Reviewed Jun 10, 2016

Overall Rating

I loved that our site felt out a little more tucked away than the others, though the downside was that we had a walking path right behind us and quite often people didn't stick to the path and would walk through our site. We didn't do any of the dune hikes, but did enjoy a walk through the swamp and took twice daily strolls through ... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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2 reviews
Days stayed: 4

Reviewed Oct 22, 2015

Overall Rating

Not a lot to do in the area, campground itself is good, nice bathrooms, spacious sites.The views on the beach are yucky, if you look west you see a refinery, if you look east its a nuclear power plant. Nearest town has a casino and a outlet mall, but the town is run down and sort of sad.

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jfvb1225

40 Carriage C-Force
2015 Chevrolet 3500HD
13 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: 95

jfvb1225 would stay here again

“Very nice campground with easy dune and beach access on Lake Michigan ”

Reviewed Sep 10, 2015

Overall Rating

Very nice campground although the actual price is higher than it should be in our opinion. $25 weekdays $30 on the weekends which includes Thursday, plus you have to pay an entrance fee which is $12 if non-resident or $7 if an Indiana resident (only once on arrival). The bathhouses are cleaned regularly and there are numerous vault toi... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
3bars
Sprint 3G

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Technomadia

35 GM 4106 (1961 Bus Conversion)
2009 Mini Cooper
84 reviews
Nightly rate: $19
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 104

Technomadia would stay here again

“Second Stay - Great Park!”

Reviewed May 21, 2015

Overall Rating

The dunes are simply amazing, and how fun to walk the shores of Lake Michigan with a view of Chicago on a clear day. The sites in the campground themselves are mostly well spaced, but there is little visual privacy between them. We enjoy the sites that back up to the dunes the best. Some much more level than others. Great hikin... more

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3bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Jen and Q
Livingston, TX
27 Airstream Flying Cloud Twin
2012 Ford F-250
152 reviews
Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 49

Jen and Q would stay here again

“Good hiking, but had lots of ticks one year!”

Reviewed May 07, 2015

Overall Rating

Some of the sites are farther apart than others. Overall, its kept pretty clean, but can get quite busy during the weekend. When I was there in May, it got pretty busy during the weekend but I am usually out doing things so it doesn't bother me as much. There is some great hiking from the campground or my favorite with Q is Cowles Bo... more

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Verizon 4G/LTE

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Mike S
Spokane, WA
16 Charmac Cargo Trailer Conversion
28 reviews
Days stayed: 1

Mike S would stay here again

“Fascinating refuge and park along the shores of Lake Michigan. ”

Reviewed Apr 08, 2015

Overall Rating

If you're traveling through the Chicago area this park is a nice option to spend a night or two. This was an interesting park because of it's location. It is situated in the middle of industrial northern Indiana; there appears to be a steel mill to the west and a power plant to the east. Both facilities are visible from the beach. Neve... more

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Hookups:
  • 20 Amp
  • Partial Hookups
Facilities:
  • dump station
  • showers
  • water available

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