The historic Chellberg Farm, located within the Indiana Dunes National Park, is set to open its doors to the public for an afternoon of exploration and fun. The farmhouse will be open every day in July, from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Rangers and volunteers will be on hand to share the area’s history. Visitors are also encouraged to visit the animals out in the farmyard before or after the open house.
The Chellberg Farm parking lot is located on Mineral Springs Road between U.S. Highway 20 and U.S. Highway 12 in Porter, Indiana, according to a news release by the National Park Service.
The Indiana Dunes National Park has an entrance fee of $25 per car for a 1–7-day pass. A $45 annual pass for the national park is also available. Veterans/Military/Gold Star Family, Access, and 4th Grade passes are available for free.
The Indiana Dunes National Park is one of more than 400 units of the National Park System ranging from Yellowstone to the Statue of Liberty. Located in Northwest Indiana, the park includes 15 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline and 15,000 acres of biodiverse beaches, woods, prairies, and marshes. Over 3 million visitors come to the Indiana Dunes each year.
The Chellberg Farm Open House is a unique opportunity for visitors to learn about the area’s history and interact with farm animals. It’s a great way to spend an afternoon, whether you’re a local resident or a visitor to the area. The event is sure to attract a crowd, which could be beneficial for local campgrounds looking to attract visitors.
The Indiana Dunes National Park offers a variety of recreational activities, including hiking, bird watching, and camping. The Chellberg Farm Open House adds another layer of interest to the park, making it an even more attractive destination for outdoor enthusiasts.