Best Scenic Hiking Trails in Indiana’s Cool North

In Indiana's Cool North you can find hiking trails to suit your physical fitness level and scenery preference.  Do you prefer hiking by a lake or river, or exploring on a trail with diverse ecosystems? You can find both leisurely strolls through nature, and a more physically demanding hike, like the 3 Dune Challenge.  We have a list of trails you can explore; find one that fits your style!

Bike Trails of LaPorte County Parks

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Is there a better way to view the scenery than from the seat of a bike?  LaPorte County Parks have a number of bike trails winding through the wetlands and woodlands, cities and parks, offering views of the changing colors of fall.

Nineteen different rides and loops are identified throughout LaPorte County and the County Parks.

Join Ride with GPS and create your own routes, log your miles and watch your progress!

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 18 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 43 Minutes to South Shore
  • 68 Minutes to Elkhart County

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