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!
LaPorte County Parks for Cross Country Skiing
You’re welcome to enjoy cross-country skiing across all LaPorte County parks, celebrating the rich natural heritage and ecological diversity of Northern Indiana.
Each of the four parks boasts trail systems perfect for accommodating cross-country skiing enthusiasts. While the trails aren’t groomed, they provide ample space for you to forge your own path. Luhr Park caters to beginners with its flat terrain, while Bluhm Park offers slightly more challenging, hilly terrain, making it an excellent choice for intermediate skiers.
- 33 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
- 49 Minutes to South Shore
- 57 Minutes to Elkhart County