Best Scenic Hiking Trails in Indiana’s Cool North
Posted on October 5, 2023 by Dina Miller
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!
Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center
The Indiana Dunes is such a unique ecosystem, and the Indiana Dunes State Park Nature Center in Chesterton has hands on experiences for you to learn about the Dunes while staying in a warm environment.
They have a number of interpretive programs that cover everything from reptile education to birdwatching and delve into the fascinating geology of the Dunes.
- 24 Minutes to Michigan City
- 31 Minutes to South Shore
- 67 Minutes to Elkhart County