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Indiana Dunes Fall 2021 Prescribed Fire

Unit Information

Indiana Dunes National Park
National Park Service
Porter, IN 46304

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Incident Contact

Micah Bell
Phone: 219-405-0125
Hours: M-F, 8a-4p

Highlighted Activity

11/23/2021 Dunewood Campground and Cowles Bog 25 acres burned on November 23, 2021.
Fire crews successfully burned 77 acres around the Dunewood Campground near Beverly Shores, and another 25 acres just south of Dune Acres today.Fifteen firefighters began ignitions at the Dunewood...
News - 11/23/2021
Firefighters stand along the side of the road as prairie and marsh grasses are set on fire.Image options: [ Full Size ]

 The National Park Service is planning four prescribed fires this fall at Indiana Dunes National Park. Approximately 689 acres are scheduled to be burned.  Fire is used as a tool for the park’s long-term restoration and hazard fuel reduction efforts.   

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypePrescribed Fire
Coordinates41.632 latitude, -87.088 longitude

Current Situation

Size689 Acres