Fall Color Spots in Indiana’s Cool North

The autumn foliage is about to burst into vibrant color.  You don't need to wait for the peak color to enjoy fall's spectacle; the early changing colors mixed with the contrast of the summer green makes for a stunning look.  If you are determined to wait for the peak color, keep watching around mid-October.   We've gathered some inspiration to help you discover where you can immerse yourself in the glorious colors of fall in Indiana's Cool North.

City of LaPorte Hiking Trails

City of LaPorte Hiking Trails


The City of LaPorte has a number of hiking trails; the majority of them offer glimpses of their three lakes.  The Clear Lake Trail allows for pedestrians to enjoy the shore of Clear Lake in Fox Park.  The Chessie Trail is located on the east shore of Pine Lake. Kesling Park, on the southern edge of the city, has walking and nature trails, in addition to Fort La Play Porte.  Soldiers Memorial Park is on Stone Lake, and connects to Pine Lake.

For information on nearby lodging. Request a Visit Michigan City LaPorte Visitor Guide.

  • 29 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 52 Minutes to South Shore
  • 50 Minutes to Elkhart County

Learn More