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!

Bonneyville Mill County Park Hiking Trails

Pumpkinvine Nature Trail for the Scenic Hikes


Within the Bonneyville Mill County Park in Bristol, seven miles of hiking trails wind their way through the history that is part of the park’s’ allure.

The trails provide nature enthusiasts with a chance to witness abundant wildlife and beautiful wildflowers.

There is also a six mile designated mountain biking trail through the wooded and rolling landscape.

For information on nearby lodging.  Request a destination guide for Elkhart County.

  • 71 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 76 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 97 Minutes to South Shore

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