Kemil Beach


Kemil Beach marks the eastern boundary of Indiana Dunes State Park; to get to the shore walk a few hundred yards north of the parking area along road 300 East.

Kemil Beach


The Dune Ridge Trail begins in the southeast corner of the parking area; itís a short (0.6 mile) loop that passes through several habitat types, including foredunes, oak savanna forest, and wetlands. There is an observation platform, but the trees that now press in close around it have long since blocked any views it once afforded.


Porter County. From the intersection of US 12 and IN 49, proceed east 3.0 miles on US 12 to 300 East, then left 1.0 mile to the parking lot on the right.

North 41 40.643 West 87 00.569
DeLorme 19:B9

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Bathrooms, with flush toilets.

Nearby Natural Areas

Indiana Dunes State Park
Ly-co-ki-we Trail
Mount Baldy


Habeck: Wild Indiana; Page 18
McPherson: Indiana Best Hikes; Page 111