Winter Outdoor Recreation in Indiana’s Cool North
Posted on December 27, 2023 by Dina Miller
In the winter months, Indiana's Cool North truly earns its name with a variety of outdoor activities like ice skating, cross-country skiing, and snowshoeing. While some activities are weather-dependent, seize the days when conditions align perfectly. Moreover, there are specific ice skating opportunities available that don't rely on snow or cold weather, making them a must-see!
LaPorte County Parks for Cross Country Skiing
You’re welcome to enjoy cross-country skiing across all LaPorte County parks, celebrating the rich natural heritage and ecological diversity of Northern Indiana.
Each of the four parks boasts trail systems perfect for accommodating cross-country skiing enthusiasts. While the trails aren’t groomed, they provide ample space for you to forge your own path. Luhr Park caters to beginners with its flat terrain, while Bluhm Park offers slightly more challenging, hilly terrain, making it an excellent choice for intermediate skiers.
- 33 Minutes to Indiana Dunes
- 49 Minutes to South Shore
- 57 Minutes to Elkhart County