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!

South Shore for the 21+ Crowd

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The South Shore offers numerous options if your visiting friends and family are all 21 or older.

Table games and slots are a never ending party at the four casinos along the South Shore.

All the nearby trails offer hiking and cross country skiing, for the crowd that enjoys outdoor activity.

Consider something unique, like axe throwing, followed by dinner out at one of the area restaurants.

For information on nearby lodging and  Getaway Packages    Request a destination guide for the South Shore.

  • 26 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 40 Minutes to Michigan City
  • 80 Minutes to Elkhart County

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