Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

Program: Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore Park Prescription Program

Based in: Chesterton, Indiana

Participating Agency(s): The National Park Service

Website: https://www.nps.gov/indu/planyourvisit/parkrx.htm

Contact: Indiana Dunes Visitor Center (219) 395-1882  

Description:

Within this program, health care professionals work with the park to identify trails and activities that are appropriate for patient care. Health care providers write a prescription that is tailored to their patient’s personal needs. After receiving their prescription, patients use the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore for improving their health and wellness and work with their health care providers to track their progress.