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!

Deep River County Park Hiking Trails

Deep River County Park Hiking Trails


Deep River County Park in Hobart is considered to be one of the most beautiful parks along the South Shore. encompassing about 1200 acres.

There are hiking trails, and if you love horseback riding, take advantage of the equestrian trails.  As you hike, take in the historic settings, including the Woods Grist Mill, that are still visible from the 1800’s.

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  • 26 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 41 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 79 Minutes to Elkhart County

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