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!
Pumpkinvine Trail with Friends & Family
Are you a family who likes to DO something after a big feast, or enjoys getting out in nature together? Then head on over to the Pumpkinvine Trail.
Hike or bike on the trail that follows the deserted Pumpkin Vine Railroad that connects the communities of Goshen, Middlebury and Shipshewana. The connected trails total 25 miles, but there are a number of trail access points allowing you to enter or exit.
- 73 Minutes to Michigan City
- 84 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
- 105 Minutes to South Shore