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Gems in Northern Indiana - 11

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gem Favorite Beach House Blowout panorama.

Beach House Blowout

(4) Beverly…, IN
gem Favorite The Dune Succession Trail.

Dunes Succession Trail Overlook

(10) Ogden D…, IN
gem Favorite Great day on Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore! This photo was taken just east of the Lakeview parking lot.

Lake Michigan Beaches

(10) Beverly…, IN
gem Favorite Sweeping views of Lake Michigan from the top of Mt. Baldy during a ranger-led tour.

Mt. Baldy

(6) Michiga…, IN
gem Favorite Pink Lady's Slipper Orchids at Pinhook Bog.

Pinhook Bog

(4) Trail C…, IN
gem Favorite View of the Great Marsh.

Great Marsh Overlook

(4) Beverly…, IN

Recommended Routes in Northern Indiana - 25

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Favorite Beach House Blowout panorama.
Intermediate/Difficult

Trail 9

3.6 mi 5.8 km 99' Up 30.27 m Up 100' Down 30.52 m Down

Chesterton, IN
Favorite Marram grass along Lake Michigan as seen from the Cowles Bog Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

Cowles Bog Trail

4.7 mi 7.5 km 202' Up 61.6 m Up 202' Down 61.56 m Down

Porter, IN
Favorite Climbing up Mt. Jackson on the 3 Dunes Challenge.
Intermediate/Difficult

Trail 8 - 3 Dunes Challenge

2.2 mi 3.6 km 238' Up 72.43 m Up 237' Down 72.31 m Down

Chesterton, IN
Favorite The Dune Succession Trail.
Intermediate/Difficult

West Beach 3-Loop

3.5 mi 5.7 km 223' Up 67.94 m Up 220' Down 66.94 m Down

Ogden D…, IN
Favorite The hike is so worth it!
Intermediate

Paul H. Douglas Trail

3.4 mi 5.5 km 46' Up 14.12 m Up 46' Down 14.03 m Down

New Chi…, IN
Favorite Eastern prickly pear cactus can be found on the Tolleston Dunes Trail!
Intermediate

Tolleston Dunes Trail

2.9 mi 4.7 km 127' Up 38.71 m Up 127' Down 38.7 m Down

Ogden D…, IN
Favorite Sweeping views of Lake Michigan from the top of Mt. Baldy during a ranger-led tour.
Intermediate/Difficult

Mt. Baldy Summit Trail

0.8 mi 1.3 km 55' Up 16.66 m Up 55' Down 16.62 m Down

Michiga…, IN
Favorite View of the Lake Michigan dune covered in marram grass.
Intermediate

Dune Ridge Trail

0.7 mi 1.1 km 73' Up 22.26 m Up 73' Down 22.28 m Down

Beverly…, IN
Favorite Winter at the Chellberg Farm.
Easy/Intermediate

Bailly Chellberg - Little Calumet Loop

3.5 mi 5.6 km 115' Up 35.03 m Up 118' Down 35.89 m Down

Porter, IN

Northern Indiana Hiking

  • 338 Miles 543 Kilometers of Trail
  • 25 Recommended Routes
  • 11 Gems Gems
  • 91 Easy Trails Easy Trails
  • 40 Intermediate Trails Intermediate Trails
  • 7 Difficult Trails Difficult Trails
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Trails in Northern Indiana - 113

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Dune Succession Trail
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN 12 
5.8 mi 9.4 km #2Trail 10
Intermediate
Chesterton, IN
Intermediate
Chesterton, IN 18 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #3Christmas Trail
Difficult
Fort Wayne, IN
Difficult
Fort Wayne, IN
4.5 mi 7.2 km #4Singing Sands Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Michigan City, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Michigan City, IN
0.5 mi 0.7 km #5Deadman's Curve Trail
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.8 mi 1.3 km #6Meadow Field Trail
Intermediate
Winona Lake, IN
Intermediate
Winona Lake, IN
1.8 mi 2.9 km #7Meadowbrook Trail 1
Easy/Intermediate
South Haven, IN
Easy/Intermediate
South Haven, IN
0.3 mi 0.5 km #8Black and Blue
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #9Caution Trail
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.1 mi 0.2 km #10Goat Trail/DuKattie Drop
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN

Photos of Northern Indiana - 205

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Great day on Lake Michigan at the Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore! This photo was taken just east of the Lakeview parking lot.
Jan 25, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
A solitary person sitting on the washed up tree. An amazing Lake Michigan sunset mixed with an impending thunderstorm. Incredible colors. Photo taken in between the Dunbar and Lakeview parking lots at Derby Ditch.
Jan 25, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
A couple enjoying the incredible colors of the Lake Michigan sunset.
Jan 25, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
A rare, perfectly calm Lake Michigan at sunset. Killer colors.
Jan 25, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
Awesome sunset on Lake Michigan.
Jan 20, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
Marram grass along Lake Michigan as seen from the Cowles Bog Trail.
Jan 13, 2016 near Burns H…, IN
Beach House Blowout panorama.
Jan 29, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
The Dune Succession Trail.
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN