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Dog Friendly Beaches in Indiana

Dog friendly beaches are heaven on earth for Fido. And since sandy paws equal happy dogs, we’ve sniffed out the best beaches in Indiana where dogs can run, swim, and frolic in the sand. Use the links/map below to find a dog-friendly beach in Indiana.

Pet Friendly Indiana Dunes National Park
Indiana Dunes National Park Indiana Dunes National Park is a dog-friendly attraction in Porter, IN. Explore this beautiful nature center and dunes area with your leashed pet. Dogs are permitted on all beaches in the park except the West Beach swimming area. Before leaving, be sure to stop by the Visitors Center to have Fido certified as an official National Park B.A.R.K. Ranger! See Details
Pet Friendly Indiana Dunes State Park
Indiana Dunes State Park Indiana Dunes State Park consists of 2,182 acres of primitive, beautiful, historic and unique Hoosier landscape in Chesterton, IN. It lies at the north end of State Road 49 in Porter County, and includes more than 3 miles of beautiful beach along Lake Michigan’s southern shore. The national lakeshore beaches to the east of the park are pet friendly - Kemil Beach, Dunbar Beach and Lake View Beach. Dogs must be on a leash at all times, even when swimming in the lake. Handlers allowing pets to chase birds or otherwise harass wildlife are subject to a citation. Pet handlers are responsible for carrying waste off the beach. See Details
Fox Island County Park There are a couple 'doggie' beaches at the park that allow Fido to swim. See Details
Long Lake Resort Long Lake Resort is pet-friendly. Dogs are welcome to hang on the lake and even take a dip. Leashed dogs can hang on the shoreline too, as long as all mess is cleaned up after them. See Details