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.

Vibrant Hues in LaPorte County Parks


The four parks in LaPorte County provide picturesque locations for experiencing the vibrant autumn colors.  Bluhm, Creek Ridge, Luhr and Red Mill parks also offer more than just the beautiful foliage.

Enjoy the fall colors while playing a round of disc golf or take your dog to the no-leash facility located at Creek Ridge Park.  Visit Red Mill Park for bird viewing, and a serene hike through a nature preserve adorned with the fall colors.

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

  • 28 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
  • 51 Minutes to South Shore
  • 49 Minutes to Elkhart County

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