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!
Sledding in the Indiana Dunes Area
The Dunes region boasts five parks ideal for both children and adults seeking the thrill of racing down a snowy hill on a sled or tube.
Experience the gentle slope at Coffee Creek or the thrilling 192-foot Devil’s Slide at Indiana Dunes State Park. Upon reaching the summit, you’ll be treated to a breathtaking panorama of Lake Michigan.
For a more recent addition to the sledding options, check out the hill at West Beach in Indiana Dunes National Park. After your sledding adventures, take a winter stroll along the beach for a serene experience.
- 18 Minutes to Michigan City
- 54 Minutes to University of Notre Dame
- 63 Minutes to Elkhart County