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207 mi 333 km of trail 23 Recommended Routes

Gems 10 Gems Easy Trails 64 Trails Intermediate Trails 45 Trails Hard Trails 7 Trails
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Gems in Northern Indiana - 10

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gem Favorite Beach House Blowout panorama.

Beach House Blowout

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

Pinhook Bog

(3) Trail C…, IN
gem Favorite The Dune Succession Trail.

Dunes Succession Trail Overlook

(7) Ogden D…, 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 View of the Great Marsh.

Great Marsh Overlook

(4) Beverly…, IN
gem Favorite Bailly Homestead building.

Bailly Homestead

(8) Porter, 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

(8) Beverly…, IN
gem Favorite Towering sand dunes and interdunal ponds.

Indiana Sand Dunes

(8) New Chi…, IN
gem Favorite Awesome sunset on Lake Michigan.

1933 World's Fair Century of Progress Homes

(5) Beverly…, IN
gem Favorite Starting the Lookout Trail on a wintery day.

Studebaker Tree Sign

(1) New Car…, IN

Recommended Routes in Northern Indiana - 23

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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 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 Eastern prickly pear cactus can be found on the Tolleston Dunes Trail!
Intermediate/Difficult

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 Winter at the Chellberg Farm.
Intermediate

Bailly Chellberg - Little Calumet Loop

3.4 mi 5.6 km 120' Up 36.71 m Up 122' Down 37.3 m Down

Porter, IN

Trails in Northern Indiana - 93

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0.6 mi 1.0 km #1Dune Succession Trail
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN 11 
1.6 mi 2.6 km #2Christmas Trail
Difficult
Fort Wayne, IN
Difficult
Fort Wayne, IN
0.5 mi 0.7 km #3Deadman's Curve Trail
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.8 mi 1.3 km #4Meadow Field Trail
Intermediate
Winona Lake, IN
Intermediate
Winona Lake, IN
0.3 mi 0.5 km #5Black and Blue
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.4 mi 0.6 km #6Caution Trail
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
0.1 mi 0.2 km #7Goat Trail/DuKattie Drop
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
Difficult
Winona Lake, IN
5.8 mi 9.4 km #8Trail 10
Intermediate
Chesterton, IN
Intermediate
Chesterton, IN 16 
1.3 mi 2.0 km #9Benton Dam Trail
Easy
New Paris, IN
Easy
New Paris, IN
0.9 mi 1.4 km #10Trail 3
Easy/Intermediate
North Liberty, IN
Easy/Intermediate
North Liberty, IN
1.6 mi 2.6 km #11Long Lake Loop Trail
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
Intermediate
Ogden Dunes, IN
0.5 mi 0.9 km #12Trail 4
Difficult
Chesterton, IN
Difficult
Chesterton, IN
3.1 mi 4.9 km #13Amphitheater Multi-Use Trails
Intermediate
Battle Ground, IN
Intermediate
Battle Ground, IN
0.5 mi 0.8 km #14Calumet Dunes Paved Trail
Easy
Beverly Shores, IN
Easy
Beverly Shores, IN
3.2 mi 5.1 km #15Darkside Access Loop
Intermediate
Burns Harbor, IN
Intermediate
Burns Harbor, IN
0.9 mi 1.5 km #16Nature Preserve Trail #4
Easy/Intermediate
Westville, IN
Easy/Intermediate
Westville, IN
23.7 mi 38.1 km #17Nickel Plate Trail Kokomo to Peru
Intermediate
Kokomo, IN
Intermediate
Kokomo, IN
5.8 mi 9.3 km #18Bendix Woods County Park Bike Trail
Easy
New Carlisle, IN
Easy
New Carlisle, IN
22.1 mi 35.6 km #19Nickel Plate Trail: Peru to Rochester
Intermediate
Peru, IN
Intermediate
Peru, IN
0.6 mi 1.0 km #20Oxbow Park Trail
Easy
Highland, IN
Easy
Highland, IN

Photos of Northern Indiana - 182

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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
Awesome sunset on Lake Michigan.
Jan 20, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
Beach House Blowout panorama.
Jan 29, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
A couple enjoying the incredible colors of the Lake Michigan sunset.
Jan 25, 2016 near Beverly…, IN
Marram grass along Lake Michigan as seen from the Cowles Bog Trail.
Jan 13, 2016 near Burns H…, IN
Crossing the Wabash River on the Davis Ferry Bridge
Aug 18, 2018 near Battle…, IN
The Dune Succession Trail.
Jan 11, 2016 near Ogden D…, IN