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Perseid Meteor Shower & Stargaze, Indiana Dunes State Park
Start Date: 8/11/2018Start Time: 8:30 PM
End Date: 8/11/2018End Time: Midnight
Event Description:
This is an annual shooting star event that marks the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. Sky lore stories will begin at the State Park Pavilion at 8:30 p.m. CST with the best star observations taking place after 9:30 p.m. CST. Naturalists will have a telescope on hand for deep sky viewing and constellation talks. Bring a chair or towel and enjoy these spectacular views from the State Park’s beach until midnight CST.

Note: Due to incidents in 2016, overnight sleeping will not be allowed on the beach this year.
Location Information:
Indiana Dunes State Park
1600 N. 25 E.
Chesterton, IN 46304
Phone: (219) 926-1952
Contact Information:
Name: Marie Laudeman
Phone: 219-926-1390
State calendar entry type:
State calendar entry category:
Things to do
State calendar classification:
  • Residents
  • Visiting and Playing
  • Agency Name:
  • Natural Resources, Department of

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