About the LakeRim
Northwestern Indiana is one of the most densely populated and heavily industrialized parts of the state.
Despite the concentration of industrial facilities and urbanization, the region has natural areas of
scenic and recreational value, including the Indiana Dunes State Park and the Indiana Dunes National
Lakeshore. This Web site is the product of a collaborative effort to provide information needed to
assist the public's involvement in local resource use and planning issues.
Use the LakeRim map to create a custom map from more than 150 layers of information. The map contains a variety of tools for zooming, panning, querying, exporting, and printing. Metadata are provided for each layer, and many of the layers can be downloaded in ESRI shapefile format.
For your convenience, predefined map views can be selected from the drop-down list below.
Links to Resources
The Resource page provides links to specialized information and tools. These include forecasts, maps and data, remediation projects, recreation, hydrologic data, research and modeling, and monitoring and education.